Minutes Confirmed on March 31, 2015

City Council

Meeting No.:
3
Contact:
Marilyn Toft, Manager
Meeting Date:
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Phone:
416-392-7032
Start Time:
9:30 AM
E-mail:
clerk@toronto.ca
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall

Routine Matters - Meeting 3

RM3.1 - Call to Order

Decision Type:
Presentation
Status:
Received
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

CALL TO ORDER:  9:41 a.m.

 

Speaker Nunziata took the Chair and called the Members to order.

 

The meeting opened with O Canada.

 

Members of Council observed a moment of silence and remembered the following persons who passed away:

 

Nahom Tsehaie Berhane

Jim Biros

Sid Dolgay

Mitchell Forbes

Mary Avis Harker

Alan Heisey Sr.

John Carney Holden

Clara Wing-See Ho

Janet Riley Howard

C. Elmer "Slim" Kramer

Joseph "Doc" Madracki

John Mihevc

Mario Vázquez Raña

A.H. "Alf" Savage

Frank Schwartz

Alan Seymour

Erica Stark

 

Speaker Nunziata advised that Council gratefully acknowledges it is meeting on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation and home to many diverse Aboriginal peoples.

Background Information (City Council)

Condolence Motion for Nahom Tsehaie Berhane
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76196.pdf
Condolence Motion for Jim Biros
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76197.pdf
Condolence Motion for Sid Dolgay
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76198.pdf
Condolence Motion for Mitchell Forbes
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76199.pdf
Condolence Motion for Mary Avis Harker
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76220.pdf
Condolence Motion for Alan Heisey Sr.
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76221.pdf
Condolence Motion for John Carney Holden
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76222.pdf
Condolence Motion for Clara Wing-See Ho
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76223.pdf
Condolence Motion for Janet Riley Howard
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76224.pdf
Condolence Motion for C. Elmer "Slim" Kramer
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76225.pdf
Condolence Motion for Joseph "Doc" Madracki
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76226.pdf
Condolence Motion for John Mihevc
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76227.pdf
Condolence Motion for Mario VŠzquez RaŮa
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76228.pdf
Condolence Motion for A.H. "Alf" Savage
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76229.pdf
Condolence Motion for Frank Schwartz
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76230.pdf
Condolence Motion for Alan Seymour
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76231.pdf
Condolence Motion for Erica Stark
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76232.pdf

RM3.2 - Confirmation of Minutes

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council confirmed the Minutes of Council from the meeting held on December 11, 2014 in the form supplied to the Members.

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Minutes moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

That City Council confirm the Minutes of Council from the regular meeting held on December 11, 2014, in the form supplied to the Members.

RM3.3 - Introduction of Committee Reports and New Business from City Officials

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

Committee Reports and New Business were presented to City Council for consideration.

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 2 of the Executive Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


2 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 34 of the 2014 Board of Health listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


3 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 2 of the Civic Appointments Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


4 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor James Pasternak (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 1 of the Community Development and Recreation Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


5 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 1 of the Economic Development Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


6 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Paul Ainslie (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 1 of the Government Management Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


7 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Cesar Palacio (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 1 of the Licensing and Standards Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


8 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 1 of the Planning and Growth Management Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


9 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Jaye Robinson (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 1 of the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


10 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 2 of the Striking Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


11 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Mark Grimes (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 3 of the Etobicoke York Community Council listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


12 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Maria Augimeri (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 3 of the North York Community Council listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


13 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Chin Lee (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 3 of the Scarborough Community Council listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


14 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Mike Layton (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 3 of the Toronto and East York Community Council listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


15 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Pam McConnell (Carried)

That the New Business from City officials listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.

Vote (Introduce Report) Feb-10-2015 10:29 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Introduce committee reports and new business
Total members that voted Yes: 44 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are John Filion

RM3.4 - Petitions

Decision Type:
Information
Status:
Received
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, received the following petitions for information:

 

1.         Petition regarding safe crossing at Faywood ABC School, submitted by Councillor James Pasternak, Ward 10, York Centre, containing the names of approximately 218 persons.

 

2.         Petition regarding pilot project for pay parking on Yonge Street, submitted by Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22, St. Paul's, containing the names of approximately 257 persons.

Motions (City Council)

Petition Filed (Carried)
That City Council receive petitions 1 and 2 for information.

Vote (Petition Filed) Feb-10-2015 10:33 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Receive petitions 1 and 2
Total members that voted Yes: 45 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

RM3.5 - Presentations, Introductions and Announcements

Decision Type:
Presentation
Status:
Received
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

Various presentations, introductions and announcements were made to City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015.

 

February 10, 2015:

 

Speaker Nunziata, during the morning session of the meeting, called upon Councillor Fletcher and Councillor McMahon to come forward to address Council about the medallion on the City Council lectern using wood from the Maple Leaf Forever tree.  Councillor Fletcher advised Members that the lectern was refinished by Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services and the City of Toronto logo was carved by the Ontario Wood Carvers Association.  Councillor McMahon honoured those who assisted in the project of using the reclaimed wood of the Maple Leaf Forever tree that was blown down during a summer storm in 2013.  Councillor Fletcher and Councillor McMahon invited Speaker Nunziata to come forward to accept a gavel, made by the Woodturners Guild of Ontario from wood from the Maple Leaf Forever tree, on behalf of City Council.

 

Speaker Nunziata, during the morning session of the meeting, welcomed the Grade 12 Students from Royal St. George College who were in attendance to learn more about municipal governance.

 

Councillor Robinson, during the morning session of the meeting, welcomed Vickery Bowles, the new City Librarian for the City of Toronto, who was present in the Chamber.

 

Speaker Nunziata, during the morning session of the meeting, welcomed the Grade 5 Students and their group leader from C.D. Farquharson Public School who were in attendance to learn more about municipal governance.

 

Councillor McMahon, during the afternoon session of the meeting, invited Members of Council and the public to the first annual Winter Stations event which opens on February 16th in the Beach.

 

February 11, 2015:

 

Speaker Nunziata, during the morning session, congratulated Mayor Tory and Councillor Thompson on receiving the Bob Marley Life Time Achievement Award.

 

Speaker Nunziata, during the morning session of the meeting, welcomed the international students and their teacher from ILSC School who were in attendance to learn more about municipal governance.

 

Councillor Layton, during the afternoon session of the meeting, welcomed Nora Lowe, a young resident who wrote a letter to him regarding affordable housing, who was present in the Chamber.

 

Councillor Cressy, during the afternoon session of the meeting, welcomed Jed Sears, a Grade 5 Student from Palmerston Public School who had attended all Budget Committee meetings to date, and his father who were present in the Chamber.

 

Speaker Nunziata, during the afternoon session of the meeting, called upon Anna Kinastowski, City Solicitor to address Council.  Ms. Kinastowski advised Council that John Paton, Director, Planning and Administrative Tribunal Law, is retiring after 34 years of public service to the City of Toronto.  Speaker Nunziata thanked Mr. Paton for his years of service.  John Paton addressed Council and acknowledged the great work of the Members of Council and thanked Council for the opportunity to be a part of that great work.

RM3.6 - Review of the Order Paper

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

February 10, 2015:

 

City Council adopted the February 10, 2015 Order Paper, as amended and all other Items not held on consent.

 

February 11, 2015:

 

City Council adopted the February 11, 2015 Order Paper.

Background Information (City Council)

(February 10, 2015) Order Paper February 10, 2015
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-76240.pdf

Motions (City Council)

a - Review Order Paper

February 10, 2015 at 10:34 a.m. – Speaker Nunziata advised Council of the following:

 

Members, I will now review the Order Paper.

 

The Mayor has designated Item EX2.2 on the Smart Track Work Plan (2015 - 2016) as his key matter for this meeting. This will be our first Item of business today.

                            

Council is scheduled to meet in closed session at 6:00 p.m. tonight, if required.

 

Notices of Motions are scheduled to be dealt with at 2 p.m. tomorrow if the Mayor's Key Matter is completed.

         

The City Clerk has noted the Items that Members wish to hold.

 

I will now go through the Items listed on the Order Paper to take additional holds. I will recognize requests to make matters urgent and time specific after I go through the Items for additional holds.

 

Once the Order Paper has been approved by Council, any change will need a two-thirds vote.


1 - Motion to Amend the Order Paper moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)

That City Council consider the following Items together after the Mayor's Key Matter:

 

MM3.12 headed "Request of the Province to amend its utilization assessments to consider Toronto District School Board schools as community hubs - by Councillor Mike Layton, seconded by Councillor Gary Crawford";

 

MM3.13 headed "Models of Municipal-School Board Program and Governance - by Councillor Michael Thompson, seconded by Councillor Josh Matlow"; and

 

MM3.14 headed "Child Care At Risk" - Child care Centres in Schools on the Closure List - by Councillor Paula Fletcher, seconded by Councillor Janet Davis".

Vote (Amend the Order Paper) Feb-10-2015 10:43 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Consider Motions MM3.12, MM3.13 and MM3.14 together after the Mayor's Key Matter
Total members that voted Yes: 45 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

Motion to Adopt Order Paper as Amended (Carried)

February 10, 2015 at 10:49 a.m. - That City Council adopt the balance of the Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Order Paper, as amended, and all other Items not held on consent.

Vote (Adopt Order Paper as Amended) Feb-10-2015 10:49 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Adopt the balance of the February 10, 2015 Order Paper, as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 45 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

Motion to Amend the Order Paper moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

February 10, 2015 at 6:03 p.m. - That City Council amend the Order Paper to now consider Item EX2.3 headed "2015 Pan American / Parapan American Games - Capital and Showcase Program Updates" and the release of Member holds.


b - Review Order Paper

February 11, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. – Speaker Nunziata advised Council of the following:

 

Members of Council we will now review and confirm the Order Paper. There are 45 Items left on the agenda. 

 

I will now take the release of holds.   Please put your name under Request to Question Staff.

 

I have also reviewed a number of urgent Motions which need to be added to the agenda.


Motion to Adopt Order Paper (Carried)

February 11, 2015 at 9:55 a.m. - That City Council adopt the February 11, 2015 Order Paper.

Vote (Adopt Order Paper) Feb-11-2015 9:55 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Adopt the February 11, 2015 Order Paper
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 9 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Giorgio Mammoliti, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson

Motion to Amend the Order Paper moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

February 11, 2015 at 4:56 p.m. - That City Council amend the Order Paper to now consider Motion MM3.6 headed "Catching Up with the Past: Improving the City's Heritage Preservation Framework - by Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam" and Motion MM3.38 headed "Historic Yonge Street - Study Area Designation By-Law - by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, seconded by Councillor Pam McConnell".

Administrative Inquiries - Meeting 3

IA3.1 - Metrolinx Sunk Costs Associated with the Scarborough LRT

Decision Type:
Information
Status:
Received
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, received Administrative Inquiry IA3.1 from Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22, St. Paul's, regarding Metrolinx Sunk Costs Associated with the Scarborough LRT and the combined Answer to Administrative Inquiries IA3.1 to IA3.5 from the City Manager, for information.

Background Information (City Council)

(January 29, 2015) Administrative Inquiry from Councillor Josh Matlow on Metrolinx Sunk Costs Associated with the Scarborough LRT (IA3.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/bgrd/backgroundfile-75630.pdf
(February 9, 2015) Combined Answer from the City Manager to Administrative Inquiries IA3.1 to IA3.5. (IA3.1a to IA3.5a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/bgrd/backgroundfile-76214.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(February 6, 2015) E-mail from Andrew Bourgeois (IA.Supp.IA3.1.1)
(February 7, 2015) E-mail from Jack Brannigan (IA.Supp.IA3.1.2)
(February 10, 2015) Letter from Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22 St. Paul's (IA.New.IA3.1.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/comm/communicationfile-51107.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Receive Item moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Carried)
That Items IA3.1 to IA3.5 be received for information.

Vote (Receive Item) Feb-10-2015 10:03 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - De Baeremaeker - motion 1 - receive the items
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Mary Fragedakis, Josh Matlow, Gord Perks, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, John Filion, Anthony Perruzza

Point of Order by Councillor Rob Ford

Councillor Ford, rising on a Point of Order, asked the Speaker why Councillor Mammoliti could not speak on the matter.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata ruled that Councillor Mammoliti could not speak on the matter as Administrative Inquiries are not debatable. Members can either refer or receive an Inquiriy. (IA3.1)

IA3.2 - Operating and Capital Maintenance Costs for the Scarborough Subway Extension

Decision Type:
Information
Status:
Received
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, received Administrative Inquiry IA3.2 from Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22, St. Paul's, regarding the Operating and Capital Maintenance Costs for the Scarborough Subway Extension and the combined Answer to Administrative Inquiries IA3.1 to IA3.5 from the City Manager, for information.

Background Information (City Council)

(January 29, 2015) Administrative Inquiry from Councillor Josh Matlow on Operating and Capital Maintenance Costs for the Scarborough Subway Extension (IA3.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/bgrd/backgroundfile-75631.pdf
(February 9, 2015) Combined Answer from the City Manager to Administrative Inquiries IA3.1 to IA3.5. (IA3.1a to IA3.5a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/bgrd/backgroundfile-76215.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(February 10, 2015) E-mail from Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22 St. Paul's (IA.New.IA3.2.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/comm/communicationfile-51108.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Receive Item moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Carried)

That Items IA3.1 to IA3.5 be received for information.

Vote (Receive Item) Feb-10-2015 10:03 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - De Baeremaeker - motion 1 - receive the items
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Mary Fragedakis, Josh Matlow, Gord Perks, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, John Filion, Anthony Perruzza

2 - Motion to Refer Item moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Lost)

That Item IA3.2 be referred to the Executive Committee for consideration.

Vote (Refer Item) Feb-10-2015 10:00 AM

Result: Lost (tie) Majority Required - IA3.2 - Matlow - motion 2 - refer the item
Total members that voted Yes: 21 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 21 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, John Filion, Anthony Perruzza

IA3.3 - Scarborough Subway Extension Study Area

Decision Type:
Information
Status:
Received
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, received Administrative Inquiry IA3.3 from Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22, St. Paul's, regarding the Scarborough Subway Extension Study Area and the combined Answer to Administrative Inquiries IA3.1 to IA3.5 from the City Manager, for information.

Background Information (City Council)

(January 29, 2015) Administrative Inquiry from Councillor Josh Matlow on Scarborough Subway Extension Study Area (IA3.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/bgrd/backgroundfile-75632.pdf
Figure 1
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/bgrd/backgroundfile-75681.pdf
(February 9, 2015) Combined Answer from the City Manager to Administrative Inquiries IA3.1 to IA3.5. (IA3.1a to IA3.5a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/bgrd/backgroundfile-76216.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(February 10, 2015) Letter from Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22 St. Paul's (IA.New.IA3.3.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/comm/communicationfile-51109.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Receive Item moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Carried)

That Items IA3.1 to IA3.5 be received for information.

Vote (Receive Item) Feb-10-2015 10:03 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - De Baeremaeker - motion 1 - receive the items
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Mary Fragedakis, Josh Matlow, Gord Perks, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, John Filion, Anthony Perruzza

IA3.4 - Scarborough Rapid Transit Options

Decision Type:
Information
Status:
Received
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, received Administrative Inquiry IA3.4 from Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22, St. Paul's, regarding Scarborough Rapid Transit Options and the combined Answer to Administrative Inquiries IA3.1 to IA3.5 from the City Manager, for information.

Background Information (City Council)

(January 30, 2015) Administrative Inquiry from Councillor Josh Matlow on Scarborough Rapid Transit Options (IA3.4)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/bgrd/backgroundfile-75633.pdf
(February 9, 2015) Combined Answer from the City Manager to Administrative Inquiries IA3.1 to IA3.5. (IA3.1a to IA3.5a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/bgrd/backgroundfile-76217.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(February 10, 2015) Letter from Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22 St. Paul's (IA.New.IA3.4.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/comm/communicationfile-51110.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Receive Item moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Carried)

That Items IA3.1 to IA3.5 be received for information.

Vote (Receive Item) Feb-10-2015 10:03 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - De Baeremaeker - motion 1 - receive the items
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Mary Fragedakis, Josh Matlow, Gord Perks, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, John Filion, Anthony Perruzza

2 - Motion to Refer Item moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Lost)

That Item IA3.4 be referred to the Executive Committee for consideration.

Vote (Refer Item) Feb-10-2015 10:01 AM

Result: Lost Majority Required - IA3.4 - Matlow - motion 2 - refer the item
Total members that voted Yes: 18 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, John Campbell, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 24 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, John Filion, Anthony Perruzza

IA3.5 - Ridership projections for the Bloor-Danforth Subway Extension in Item CC37.17 - Scarborough Rapid Transit Options

Decision Type:
Information
Status:
Received
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, received Administrative Inquiry IA3.5 from Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22, St. Paul's, regarding Ridership projections for the Bloor-Danforth Subway Extension in Item CC37.17 - Scarborough Rapid Transit Options and the combined Answer to Administrative Inquiries IA3.1 to IA3.5 from the City Manager, for information.

Background Information (City Council)

(January 30, 2015) Administrative Inquiry from Councillor Josh Matlow on Ridership projections for the Bloor-Danforth Subway Extension in CC 37.17 - Scarborough Rapid Transit Options (IA3.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/bgrd/backgroundfile-75634.pdf
(February 9, 2015) Combined Answer from the City Manager to Administrative Inquiries IA3.1 to IA3.5. (IA3.1a to IA3.5a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/bgrd/backgroundfile-76218.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(February 10, 2015) Letter from Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22 St. Paul's (IA.New.IA3.5.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ia/comm/communicationfile-51094.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Receive Item moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Carried)

That Items IA3.1 to IA3.5 be received for information.

Vote (Receive Item) Feb-10-2015 10:03 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - De Baeremaeker - motion 1 - receive the items
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Mary Fragedakis, Josh Matlow, Gord Perks, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, John Filion, Anthony Perruzza

2 - Motion to Refer Item moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Lost)

That Item IA3.5 be referred to the Executive Committee for consideration.

Vote (Refer Item) Feb-10-2015 10:02 AM

Result: Lost Majority Required - IA3.5 - Matlow - motion 2 - refer the item
Total members that voted Yes: 14 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, John Campbell, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 28 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, John Filion, Anthony Perruzza

Executive Committee - Meeting 2

EX2.1 - Council Advisory Bodies for the 2014 to 2018 Term of City Council

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council establish the following Council Advisory Bodies for the term ending November 30, 2018 or until their mandate is completed within the 2014 to 2018 term:

 

a.         Aboriginal Affairs Committee;

b.         City-School Boards Advisory Committee;

c.         Film, Television and Commercial Production Industry Committee (Film Board);

d.         Toronto French Language Advisory Committee;

e.         Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council; and

f.          Tenant Issues Committee.

 

2.         City Council approve the following Terms of Reference for the Council Advisory Bodies in Part 1 above:

 

a.         Aboriginal Affairs Committee attached as Appendix B to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager;

 

b.         City-School Boards Advisory Committee attached as Appendix C to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager, as amended by deleting Part C.4 and replacing it with:

 

4.         The Committee will meet a minimum of two times per year at the discretion of the Chair

 

c.         Film, Television and Commercial Production Industry Committee (Film Board) attached as Appendix D to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager;

 

d.         Toronto French Language Advisory Committee attached as Appendix E to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager;

 

e.         Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council attached as Appendix F to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager;

 

f.          Disability Issues Committee attached as Appendix G to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager, as amended by deleting Part C.4 and replacing it with:

 

4.         The Committee will meet six times a year

 

            and

 

g.         Tenant Issues Committee attached as Appendix A to the letter (January 22, 2015) from Councillor Josh Matlow, as amended by adding the following to the mandate in Part A.2:

 

           Receive input and provide advice on Tower Renewal and any Residential Apartment Commercial zone initiatives.

 

3.         City Council request the Province of Ontario to assign a representative from the Ministry of Education to attend and to act in an advisory capacity to the City-School Boards Advisory Committee.

 

4.         City Council request the City Clerk to invite the participation of Toronto-area School Boards on the City-School Boards Advisory Committee as described in the approved Terms of Reference in Appendix C to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager, as amended.

 

5.         City Council direct that the establishment of Council Advisory Bodies be coordinated through the City Manager's Office including the development of Terms of Reference for City Council's approval to ensure compliance with applicable legislation and City by-laws and policies.

 

6.         City Council request the City Manager to:

 

a.         consult with stakeholder groups when preparing his forthcoming report to the Executive Committee on establishing an Equity Advisory Committee;

 

b.         report on a "Town and Gowns" advisory body, or an appropriate structure, to facilitate deepening the relationships between post secondary institutions and the City to facilitate city building research and initiatives; and

 

c.         submit an annual report to Council with information on the activities of the program advisory bodies set out in the supplementary report (February 3, 2015) from the City Manager.

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council establish the following Council Advisory Bodies for the term ending November 30, 2018 or until their mandate is completed within the 2014 to 2018 term:

 

a.         Aboriginal Affairs Committee;

b.         City-School Boards Advisory Committee;

c.         Film, Television and Commercial Production Industry Committee (Film Board);

d.         Toronto French Language Advisory Committee; and

e.         Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council.

 

2.         City Council approve the Terms of Reference attached in Appendix B, C, D, E, F and G to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager for the Council Advisory Bodies in Recommendation 1 above and for the Disability Issues Committee.

 

3.         City Council establish a Tenant Issues Committee with Terms of Reference as attached in Appendix A to the letter (January 21, 2015) from Councillor Josh Matlow.

 

4.         City Council request the City Clerk to invite the participation of Toronto-area School Boards on the City-School Boards Advisory Committee as described in the proposed terms of reference in Appendix C to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager.

 

5.         City Council direct that the establishment of Council Advisory Bodies be coordinated through the City Manager's Office including the development of Terms of Reference for City Council's approval to ensure compliance with applicable legislation and City by-laws and policies.

Background Information (Committee)

(January 8, 2015) Report from the City Manager on Council Advisory Bodies for the 2014 to 2018 Term of City Council
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74714.pdf
Appendix A - Council Advisory Bodies for the 2010 to 2014 Term
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74716.pdf
Appendix B - Terms of Reference for the Aboriginal Affairs Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74717.pdf
Appendix C - Terms of Reference for the City-School Boards Advisory Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74718.pdf
Appendix D - Terms of Reference for the Film, Television and Commercial Production Industry Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74719.pdf
Appendix E - Terms of Reference for the Toronto French Language Advisory Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74720.pdf
Appendix F - Terms of Reference for the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74721.pdf
Appendix G - Terms of Reference for the Disability Issues Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74722.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(February 3, 2015) Supplementary report from the City Manager on Council Advisory Bodies for the 2014 to 2018 Term of City Council - Additional Information (EX2.1a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76164.pdf
Appendix A: City of Toronto Program Advisory Bodies
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76165.pdf
Transmittal from the Disability Issues Committee on Review of the Disability Issues Committee Terms of Reference and Name of the Committee (EX2.1b)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76148.pdf
Appendix B: Approved Terms of Reference for the Aboriginal Affairs Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76697.pdf
Appendix C: Approved Terms of Reference for the City-School Boards Advisory Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76698.pdf
Appendix D: Approved Terms of Reference for the Film, Television and Commercial Production Industry Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76699.pdf
Appendix E: Approved Terms of Reference for the Toronto French Language Advisory Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76720.pdf
Appendix F: Approved Terms of Reference for the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76707.pdf
Appendix G: Approved Term of Reference for the Disability Issues Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76708.pdf
Appendix A to the letter from Councillor Josh Matlow: Approved Terms of Reference for the Tenant Issues Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76721.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 19, 2015) E-mail from Ceta Ramkhalawansingh (EX.Supp.EX2.1.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-50751.pdf
(January 20, 2015) E-mail from Dr. Kara Santokie, Director, Toronto Women's City Alliance (EX.Supp.EX2.1.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-50752.pdf
(January 20, 2015) Letter from Hamish Wilson (EX.Supp.EX2.1.3)
(January 21, 2015) E-mail from Gary Pieters, President, Urban Alliance on Race Relations (EX.Supp.EX2.1.4)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-50757.pdf
(January 22, 2015) Letter from Councillor Josh Matlow (EX.Supp.EX2.1.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-50759.pdf
(January 21, 2015) Letter from Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (EX.Supp.EX2.1.6)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-50760.pdf
(January 22, 2015) E-mail from Miguel Avila (EX.Supp.EX2.1.7)
(January 22, 2015) Letter from Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (EX.New.EX2.1.8)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-50764.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(February 2, 2015) Letter from Dr. Kara Santokie, Toronto Women's City Alliance (CC.Main.EX2.1.9)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/comm/communicationfile-50913.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Carried)

That

 

1.  City Council amend the City-School Boards Advisory Committee's Terms of Reference in Appendix C by deleting C.4. and replacing it with:

 

    4.  The Committee will meet a minimum of two times per year at the discretion of the Chair.

 

2.  City Council request the Province of Ontario to assign a representative from the Ministry of Education to attend and to act in an advisory capacity to the City-School Boards Advisory Committee.

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-10-2015 5:55 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX2.1 - Matlow - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are James Pasternak
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza

2a - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That City Council amend the Disability Issues Committee's Terms of Reference in Appendix G by deleting C.4. and replacing it with:

 

4. The Committee will meet six times a year.

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-10-2015 5:57 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX2.1 - Wong Tam - motion 2a
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Jim Karygiannis
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza

2b - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That City Council request the City Manager to consult with stakeholder groups when preparing his forthcoming report to the Executive Committee on establishing an Equity Advisory Committee.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Feb-10-2015 5:57 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX2.1 - Wong Tam - motion 2b
Total members that voted Yes: 40 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza

3 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Mary Fragedakis (Carried)

That City Council amend the Tenant Issues Committee Terms of Reference attached as Appendix A to the letter (January 21, 2015) from Councillor Josh Matlow by adding the following to the mandate in Part A.2:

 

- Receive input and provide advice on Tower Renewal and any Residential Apartment Commercial zone initiatives.

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-10-2015 5:58 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX2.1 - Fragedakis - motion 3
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Jim Karygiannis
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza

4 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Carried)

That City Council request the City Manager to report on a "Town and Gowns" advisory body, or an appropriate structure, to facilitate deepening the relationships between post secondary institutions and the City to facilitate city building research and initiatives.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Feb-10-2015 5:59 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX2.1 - Mihevc - motion 4
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Christin Carmichael Greb, Jim Karygiannis, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza

5 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

That City Council request the City Manager to submit an annual report to Council with information on the activities of the program advisory bodies set out in the supplementary report (February 3, 2015) from the City Manager.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Feb-10-2015 6:00 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX2.1 - Davis - motion 5
Total members that voted Yes: 25 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 16 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, John Filion, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-10-2015 6:01 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX2.1 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 41 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza

EX2.2 - SmartTrack Work Plan (2015 - 2016)

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct the City Manager, in partnership with the Province, to carry out the accelerated SmartTrack work plan as described in the report (January 16, 2015) from the City Manager.

 

2.         City Council request the Province and Metrolinx to include the following additional SmartTrack elements in the design and review of Regional Express Rail (RER) on the Stouffville/Lakeshore East GO corridor from Unionville to Union Station, and on the Kitchener GO corridor from Mount Dennis to Union Station:

 

a.         A service frequency of better than 15 minutes;

 

b.         All-stop service in both directions;

 

c.         Accelerated electrification of the entire SmartTrack line;

 

d.         Transit service integration;

 

e.         Integrated fares between GO Transit and the Toronto Transit Commission;

 

f.          Seven additional stations on the Stouffville GO/Lakeshore East GO corridor (totaling 14 with Union Station); and

 

g.          Four additional stations including one south of Bloor Street between Queen Street and Dundas Street West, plus the already planned new station at Mount Dennis on the Kitchener GO corridor.

 

3.         City Council direct the City Manager, in partnership with Metrolinx and the Toronto Transit Commission, to undertake a feasibility study of SmartTrack options on the Eglinton Avenue West corridor, from Mount Dennis station to the Mississauga Airport Corporate Centre, including:

 

a.         At least 3 stations;

 

b.         Integration with the Kitchener GO corridor/ Regional Express Rail plan;

 

c.         Public consultation to inform the study; and

 

d.         Preparing the feasibility study as a background study for the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP), subject to further Council direction.

 

4.         City Council request the City Manager, in collaboration with provincial officials and other funding partners, to prepare:

 

a.         A strategy for the sharing of the capital costs of implementing the SmartTrack enhancements to Regional Express Rail as referenced in Parts 2 and 3 above; and

 

b.         A strategy for the financing of the City's share of the capital costs as identified above.

 

5.         City Council amend the 2015 Interim Estimates in Item EX1.6 to include additional funding of up to $850,000 in the 2015 interim capital estimates, of the Transit Expansion Initiatives capital project and to include additional funding of up to $900,000 in the 2016 capital budget estimates, to conduct the studies, and analyses, as outlined in Parts 2 and 3 above.

 

6.         City Council request the Province and Metrolinx to work in partnership with the City and other affected municipalities on the Regional Express Rail public outreach and engagement strategy, and include SmartTrack as a component of the strategy.

 

7.         City Council direct the City Manager, in partnership with the Province, Metrolinx and the Toronto Transit Commission, to prepare a report for Executive Committee consideration for Fall 2015 on the following:

 

a.         Kitchener GO and Stouffville/Lakeshore East GO Regional Express Rail /SmartTrack service concept, infrastructure plan, and business case analysis;

 

b.          Eglinton West Corridor feasibility study findings described in Part 3 above, including options for rapid transit on the Eglinton West Corridor;

 

c.         High level cost estimates and planning analysis for all three corridors;

 

d.         Capital cost sharing and City financing strategy;

 

e.         Plan for undertaking additional Environmental Assessments (EAs) that may be required on all corridors; and

 

f.          Update on public consultation activities.

 

8.         City Council request the City Manager to include an additional initial element of the feasibility study outlined in Part 3 above, to assess whether or not a further option should be screened into the review of SmartTrack (i.e. continuing SmartTrack north from the Mount Dennis station to the airport area, including the existing Weston GO station, and two additional stations at Islington and Woodbine and then connect to the Airport Corporate Centre by way of a new heavy rail link) and to report on the results of the screening at the first public consultation.

 

9.         City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission to report to the Executive Committee in Fall 2015 on a service integration plan that highlights dedicated express bus routes for efficient connections to proposed SmartTrack stations, where applicable.

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council direct the City Manager, in partnership with the Province, to carry out the accelerated SmartTrack work plan as described in the report (January 16, 2015) from the City Manager.

 

2.         City Council request the Province and Metrolinx to include the following additional SmartTrack elements in the design and review of Regional Express Rail (RER) on the Stouffville/Lakeshore East GO corridor from Unionville to Union Station, and on the Kitchener GO corridor from Mount Dennis to Union Station:

 

a.         A service frequency of better than 15 minutes;

 

b.         All-stop service in both directions;

 

c.         Accelerated electrification of the entire SmartTrack line;

 

d.         Transit service integration;

 

e.         Integrated fares between GO Transit and the Toronto Transit Commission;

 

f.          Seven additional stations on the Stouffville GO/Lakeshore East GO corridor (totaling 14 with Union Station); and

 

g.          Four additional stations including one south of Bloor Street between Queen Street and Dundas Street West, plus the already planned new station at Mount Dennis on the Kitchener GO corridor.

 

3.         City Council direct the City Manager, in partnership with Metrolinx and the Toronto Transit Commission, to undertake a feasibility study of SmartTrack options on the Eglinton Avenue West corridor, from Mount Dennis station to the Mississauga Airport Corporate Centre, including:

 

a.         At least 3 stations;

 

b.         Integration with the Kitchener GO corridor/ Regional Express Rail plan;

 

c.         Public consultation to inform the study; and

 

d.         Preparing the feasibility study as a background study for the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP), subject to further Council direction.

 

4.         City Council request the City Manager in collaboration with provincial officials and other funding partners to prepare:

 

a.         A strategy for the sharing of the capital costs of implementing the SmartTrack enhancements to Regional Express Rail as referenced in Recommendations 2 and 3 above; and

 

b.         A strategy for the financing of the City's share of the capital costs as identified above.

 

5.         City Council amend the 2015 Interim Estimates in Item EX1.6 to include additional funding of up to $850,000 in the 2015 interim capital estimates, of the Transit Expansion Initiatives capital project and to include additional funding of up to $900,000 in the 2016 capital budget estimates, to conduct the studies, and analyses, as outlined in Recommendation 2 and 3 above.

 

6.         City Council request the Province and Metrolinx to work in partnership with the City and other affected municipalities on the Regional Express Rail public outreach and engagement strategy, and include SmartTrack as a component of the strategy.

 

7.         City Council direct the City Manager, in partnership with the Province, Metrolinx and the Toronto Transit Commission, to prepare a report for Executive Committee consideration for Fall 2015 on the following:

 

a.         Kitchener GO and Stouffville/Lakeshore East GO Regional Express Rail /SmartTrack service concept, infrastructure plan, and business case analysis;

 

b.          Eglinton West Corridor feasibility study findings described in Recommendation 3 above, including options for rapid transit on the Eglinton West Corridor;

 

c.         High level cost estimates and planning analysis for all three corridors;

 

d.         Capital cost sharing and City financing strategy;

 

e.         Plan for undertaking additional Environmental Assessments (EAs) that may be required on all corridors; and

 

f.          Update on public consultation activities.

 

8.         City Council request the City Manager to include an additional initial element of the feasibility study outlined in Recommendation 3 above, to assess whether or not a further option should be screened into the review of SmartTrack (i.e. continuing SmartTrack north from the Mount Dennis station to the airport area, including the existing Weston GO station, and two additional stations at Islington and Woodbine and then connect to the Airport Corporate Centre by way of a new heavy rail link) and to report on the results of the screening at the first public consultation.

 

9.         City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission to report to Executive Committee in Fall 2015 on a service integration plan that highlights dedicated express bus routes for efficient connections to proposed SmartTrack stations, where applicable.

Background Information (Committee)

(January 16, 2015) Report from the City Manager on SmartTrack Work Plan (2015 - 2016)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74826.pdf
(January 8, 2015) Report from the City Manager on SmartTrack Work Plan - Notice of Pending Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74728.pdf
(January 22, 2015) Presentation from the City Manager, President & CEO, Metrolinx and the CEO, Toronto Transit Commission
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74960.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(December 15, 2014) E-mail from Keshav Chandra (EX.Main.EX2.2.1)
(January 20, 2015) E-mail from Peter Vukosavljev (EX.Supp.EX2.2.2)
(January 21, 2015) E-mail from Sharon Yetman (EX.Supp.EX2.2.3)
(January 21, 2015) Letter from Hamish Wilson (EX.Supp.EX2.2.4)

Communications (City Council)

(February 4, 2015) Letter from Hamish Wilson (CC.Supp.EX2.2.5)
(February 6, 2015) E-mail from Sharon Yetman (CC.Supp.EX2.2.6)
(February 6, 2015) E-mail from Sharon Yetman (CC.Supp.EX2.2.7)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Receive Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)

That the item be received for information.

Vote (Receive Item) Feb-10-2015 3:39 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX2.2 - Ford - motion 1 - receive the item
Total members that voted Yes: 2 Members that voted Yes are Rob Ford, Anthony Perruzza
Total members that voted No: 41 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Joe Mihevc, David Shiner

2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Lost)

That City Council delete Executive Committee Recommendations 3, 5, 7b and 8.

 

Recommendations to be deleted

 

3.  City Council direct the City Manager, in partnership with Metrolinx and the Toronto Transit Commission, to undertake a feasibility study of SmartTrack options on the Eglinton Avenue West corridor, from Mount Dennis station to the Mississauga Airport Corporate Centre, including:

 

a.  At least 3 stations;

 

b.  Integration with the Kitchener GO corridor/ Regional Express Rail plan;

 

c.  Public consultation to inform the study; and

 

d.  Preparing the feasibility study as a background study for the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP), subject to further Council direction.

 

5.  City Council amend the 2015 Interim Estimates in Item EX1.6 to include additional funding of up to $850,000 in the 2015 interim capital estimates, of the Transit Expansion Initiatives capital project and to include additional funding of up to $900,000 in the 2016 capital budget estimates, to conduct the studies, and analyses, as outlined in Recommendation 2 and 3 above.

 

7. b.  Eglinton West Corridor feasibility study findings described in Recommendation 3 above, including options for rapid transit on the Eglinton West Corridor;

 

8.  City Council request the City Manager to include an additional initial element of the feasibility study outlined in Recommendation 3 above, to assess whether or not a further option should be screened into the review of SmartTrack (i.e. continuing SmartTrack north from the Mount Dennis station to the airport area, including the existing Weston GO station, and two additional stations at Islington and Woodbine and then connect to the Airport Corporate Centre by way of a new heavy rail link) and to report on the results of the screening at the first public consultation.

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-10-2015 3:40 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX2.2 - Perks - motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 9 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 35 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are David Shiner

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-10-2015 3:41 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX2.2 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 42 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Anthony Perruzza
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are David Shiner

Point of Order by Councillor Paula Fletcher

Councillor Fletcher, rising on a Point of Order, asked the Speaker to rule on whether Councillor Mammoliti's questions on the Item were in order.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and ruled that Councillor Mammoliti can ask questions on the report.

EX2.3 - 2015 Pan American / Parapan American Games - Capital and Showcase Program Updates

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the City Manager to execute an amendment to the existing Facility Agreement between the City of Toronto and TO2015 for the Cycling Road Race (Resurfacing) capital project to include improvements to 51 Commissioners Street and 185 Cherry Street in order to support Games transportation requirements for a bus and fleet depot.

 

2.         City Council include in the 2015 Pan Am Capital Budget and the 2015 Capital Budget Interim Estimates a new capital sub-project Bus and Fleet Depot, with a project cost of $0.450 million funded by redirecting $0.198 million in City debt funding from the Cycling Road Race (Resurfacing) capital sub-project, representing 44 percent of the total project cost, conditional on TO2015 providing the remaining 56 percent of the total project cost of $0.252 million.

 

3.         City Council revise the originally proposed phasing of the Prince Edward Viaduct Illumination capital project, in the Economic Development and Culture Capital Budget, such that the above-deck phase (i.e. "Luminous Veil") proceeds first along with the installation of controls required for both phases.

 

4.         City Council delegate authority to the City Manager to accept on the City's behalf any donation or contribution related to the Prince Edward Viaduct Illumination project; enter into any related agreements provided that such agreements are in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor and compliant with applicable City policies; and act to apply and spend any such funds received to offset the City's approved and budgeted net contribution to the project.

 

5.         City Council include in the 2015 Operating Budget Interim Estimates reallocations from under-spending on various Host City Showcase Program initiatives as summarized in Table 2 in the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager totalling $0.340 million, with funding from the Major Special Events Reserve Fund, and any required changes to approved divisional operating budgets to give effect to Council's decision, for investment as follows:

 

a.         $0.400 million gross, $0.200 million net from the Major Special Events Reserve Fund for enhanced parks maintenance services to be delivered by Parks, Forestry and Recreation, to proceed conditional on Ontario/TO2015 providing matching funding;

 

b.         $0.100 million gross and net from the Major Special Events Reserve Fund for enhanced Torch Relay Community Celebrations; and

 

c.         $0.040 million gross and net from the Major Special Events Reserve Fund for a "Host City Permit Fee Relief" initiative.

 

6.         City Council adopt the temporary "Host City Permit Fee Relief" policy detailed in Appendix A to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager, and direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, to administer it with funding from the Major Special Event Reserve Fund in the amount of $40,000 as provided in Part 5.c above.

 

7.         City Council authorize an exemption to the ban on the distribution of bottled water at the Etobicoke Olympium, Birchmount Stadium and community recreation centres, civic centres and City parks to be used as Pan Am / Parapan Am Games venues and celebration sites from June 15 to August 20, 2015, as approved by the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and further that the General Manager, Toronto Water be requested to use his best efforts to secure additional water trucks for the Pan Am / Parapan Am Games.

 

8.         City Council authorize and direct the Acting Deputy City Manager, Cluster A to (i) receive complimentary tickets for Pan Am / Parapan Am Games events from TO2015 or other partner organizations on the City's behalf, and (ii) ensure they are used to provide opportunities for children and youth to attend Games events at no cost, whether through City-run summer camps or distribution to community agencies.

 

9.          City Council direct staff to report to the Executive Committee after the Games on how to invest any actual and anticipated Pan Am capital program savings to meet other pressing City budget priorities.

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council authorize the City Manager to execute an amendment to the existing Facility Agreement between the City of Toronto and TO2015 for the Cycling Road Race (Resurfacing) capital project to include improvements to 51 Commissioners Street and 185 Cherry Street in order to support Games transportation requirements for a bus and fleet depot.

 

2.         City Council include in the 2015 Pan Am Capital Budget and the 2015 Capital Budget Interim Estimates a new capital sub-project Bus and Fleet Depot, with a project cost of $0.450 million funded by redirecting $0.198 million in City debt funding from the Cycling Road Race (Resurfacing) capital sub-project, representing 44 percent of the total project cost, conditional on TO2015 providing the remaining 56 percent of the total project cost of $0.252 million.

 

3.         City Council revise the originally proposed phasing of the Prince Edward Viaduct Illumination capital project, in the Economic Development and Culture Capital Budget, such that the above-deck phase (i.e. "Luminous Veil") proceeds first along with the installation of controls required for both phases.

 

4.         City Council delegate to the City Manager authority to accept on the City's behalf any donation or contribution related to the Prince Edward Viaduct Illumination project; enter into any related agreements provided that such agreements are in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor and compliant with applicable City policies; and act to apply and spend any such funds received to offset the City's approved and budgeted net contribution to the project.

 

5.         City Council include in the 2015 Operating Budget Interim Estimates reallocations from under-spending on various Host City Showcase Program initiatives as summarized in Table 2 in the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager totalling $0.340 million, with funding from the Major Special Events Reserve Fund, and any required changes to approved divisional operating budgets to give effect thereto, for investment as follows:

 

a.         $0.400 million gross, $0.200 million net from the Major Special Events Reserve Fund for enhanced parks maintenance services to be delivered by Parks, Forestry and Recreation, to proceed conditional on Ontario/TO2015 providing matching funding;

 

b.         $0.100 million gross and net from the Major Special Events Reserve Fund for enhanced Torch Relay Community Celebrations; and

 

c.         $0.040 million gross and net from the Major Special Events Reserve Fund for a "Host City Permit Fee Relief" initiative.

 

6.         City Council adopt the temporary "Host City Permit Fee Relief" policy detailed in Appendix A to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Manager, and direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, to administer it with funding from the Major Special Event Reserve Fund in the amount of $40,000 as provided in Recommendation 5.c above.

 

7.         City Council authorize an exemption to the ban on the distribution of bottled water at the Etobicoke Olympium, Birchmount Stadium and community recreation centres, civic centres and City parks to be used as Pan Am / Parapan Am Games venues and celebration sites from June 15 to August 20, 2015, as approved by the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation.

 

8.         City Council authorize and direct the Acting Deputy City Manager, Cluster A to (i) receive complimentary tickets for Pan Am / Parapan Am Games events from TO2015 or other partner organizations on the City's behalf, and (ii) ensure they are used to provide opportunities for children and youth to attend Games events at no cost, whether through City-run summer camps or distribution to community agencies.

 

9.         City Council direct staff to report to the Executive Committee after the Games on how to invest any actual and anticipated Pan Am capital program savings to meet other pressing City budget priorities.

Background Information (Committee)

(January 8, 2015) Report and Appendix A from the City Manager on 2015 Pan American / Parapan American Games - Capital and Showcase Program Updates
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74638.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 19, 2015) E-mail from Michael Black (EX.Supp.EX2.3.1)
(January 19, 2015) E-mail from John Taranu (EX.Supp.EX2.3.2)
(January 19, 2015) E-mail from Michael Holloway (EX.Supp.EX2.3.3)
(January 21, 2015) E-mail from Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (EX.Supp.EX2.3.4)
(January 20, 2015) E-mail from Dereck Revington (EX.Supp.EX2.3.5)
(January 20, 2015) E-mail from Ken Brown (EX.Supp.EX2.3.6)
(January 21, 2015) Letter from Hamish Wilson (EX.Supp.EX2.3.7)
(January 21, 2015) E-mail from Greg Burrell (EX.Supp.EX2.3.8)

Communications (City Council)

(January 27, 2015) E-mail from Peter Hiscocks (CC.Main.EX2.3.9)
(January 27, 2015) E-mail from Abteen Sanaee (CC.Main.EX2.3.10)
(January 27, 2015) E-mail from Chris Vaughan (CC.Main.EX2.3.11)
(January 28, 2015) E-mail from Tom Adlhoch (CC.Main.EX2.3.12)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon (Carried)

That City Council amend Executive Committee Recommendation 7 by adding the words "and further that the General Manager, Toronto Water be requested to use his best efforts to secure additional water trucks for the Pan Am / Parapan Am Games" so that the Recommendation now reads:

 

  1. City Council authorize an exemption to the ban on the distribution of bottled water at the Etobicoke Olympium, Birchmount Stadium and community recreation centres, civic centres and City parks to be used as Pan Am / Parapan Am Games venues and celebration sites from June 15 to August 20, 2015, as approved by the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and further that the General Manager, Toronto Water be requested to use his best efforts to secure additional water trucks for the Pan Am / Parapan Am Games.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Feb-10-2015 6:15 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX2.3 - McMahon - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 40 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Jim Karygiannis
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-10-2015 6:17 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX2.3 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 41 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza

EX2.6 - Toronto Water 2014 Capital Budget and 2015-2023 Capital Plan Reallocations and Accelerations/Deferrals

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the reallocation of funds in Toronto Water's approved 2014 Water Capital Budget and 2015 - 2023 Capital Plan in the amount of $42.455 million, from projects that have been completed or awarded under-budget to those requiring additional funding in the same amount, and for project accelerations and deferrals as presented in Schedule A in Appendix A to the report (December 15, 2014) from the General Manager, Toronto Water, with a zero Budget impact.

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council authorize the reallocation of funds in Toronto Water's approved 2014 Water Capital Budget and 2015 - 2023 Capital Plan in the amount of $42.455 million, from projects that have been completed or awarded under-budget to those requiring additional funding in the same amount, and for project accelerations and deferrals as presented in Schedule A in Appendix A to the report (December 15, 2014) from the General Manager, Toronto Water, with a zero Budget impact.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 15, 2014) Report and Appendix A from the General Manager, Toronto Water on Toronto Water 2014 Capital Budget and 2015-2023 Capital Plan Reallocations and Accelerations/Deferrals
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74639.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

EX2.7 - Budget Adjustments to the Toronto Public Health 2014 Approved Operating Budget

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council increase the Toronto Public Health 2014 Approved Operating Budget by $956.8 thousand gross and $0.0 net to reflect confirmed 100 percent funding from provincial ministries and federal agency.

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council increase the Toronto Public Health 2014 Approved Operating Budget by $956.8 thousand gross and $0.0 net to reflect confirmed 100 percent funding from provincial ministries and federal agency.

Background Information (Committee)

(November 17, 2014) Letter from the Board of Health on Budget Adjustments to the Toronto Public Health 2014 Approved Operating Budget
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74632.pdf
(October 31, 2014) Report from the Medical Officer of Health on Budget Adjustments to the Toronto Public Health 2014 Approved Operating Budget
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74633.pdf

EX2.8 - Soft-Drink Sponsorship Agreement - Exhibition Place

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place to enter into an agreement with Pepsico Beverages Canada Ltd. for a period of five years, commencing on the date of approval of City Council, to be the official and exclusive soft drink provider to Exhibition Place, including Direct Energy Centre, on the terms and conditions set out in the report and Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 5, 2014) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place and such other terms and conditions as may be satisfactory to the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place and the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 5, 2014) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place not be released publicly as it involves the security of the property belonging to the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 5, 2014) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place remains confidential in its entirety in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to the security of the property belonging to the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions.

Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council authorize the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place to enter into an agreement with Pepsico Beverages Canada Ltd. for a period of five years, commencing on the date of approval of City Council, to be the official and exclusive soft drink provider to Exhibition Place, including Direct Energy Centre, on the terms and conditions set out in the report and Confidential Attachment 1(December 5, 2014) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place and such other terms and conditions as may be satisfactory to the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place and the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 5, 2014) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place not be released publicly as it involves the security of the property belonging to the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 5, 2014) Report and Appendix A from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place on Soft-Drink Sponsorship Agreement
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74458.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1

Communications (City Council)

(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Adam Tracey (CC.Main.EX2.8.1)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-10-2015 7:18 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX2.8 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 12 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, Mary Fragedakis, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza

EX2.9 - Name-in-Title Sponsorship of Direct Energy Centre

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place to execute the Memorandum of Understanding with EnerCare attached as Appendix A and in the Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 5, 2014) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place, and to negotiate an agreement with EnerCare for a name-in-title sponsorship for the Direct Energy Centre substantially on the terms and conditions set out in the Memorandum of Understanding  and such other terms and conditions as may be satisfactory to the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 5, 2014) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place not be released publicly as it involves the security of the property belonging to the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 5, 2014) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place remains confidential in its entirety in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to the security of the property belonging to the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions.

Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council authorize the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place to execute the Memorandum of Understanding with EnerCare attached as Appendix A and in the Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 5, 2014) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place, and to negotiate an agreement with EnerCare for a name-in-title sponsorship for the Direct Energy Centre substantially on the terms and conditions set out in the Memorandum of Understanding  and such other terms and conditions as may be satisfactory to the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 5, 2014) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place not be released publicly as it involves the security of the property belonging to the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 5, 2014) Report and Appendix A from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place on Name-in-Title Sponsorship of Direct Energy Centre
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74460.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1

EX2.10 - Toronto Police Service - Response to the City of Toronto - Feasibility of and Financial Implications Arising from Outsourcing Court Security and Parking Enforcement

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council request the Toronto Police Services Board to:

 

a.         ask KPMG to consider the following areas as part of the comprehensive organizational review it is conducting on the Toronto Police Service:

 

i.          the feasibility and implications of outsourcing parking enforcement and court security services within existing collective agreement obligations, including a review of how the Province of Ontario outsourced certain provincial functions (e.g. driver training / testing program) within its collective agreement restrictions; and

 

ii.         innovative models for the provision of parking enforcement and / or court security services across Canada and North America that protect the overall integrity of the service while improving effectiveness and efficiency; and

 

b.         report to the Executive Committee on the outcome of this report in 2015.

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council request the Toronto Police Services Board to:

 

a.         ask KPMG to consider the following areas as part of the comprehensive organizational review it is conducting on the Toronto Police Service:

 

i.          the feasibility and implications of outsourcing parking enforcement and court security services within existing collective agreement obligations, including a review of how the Province of Ontario outsourced certain provincial functions (e.g. driver training / testing program) within its collective agreement restrictions; and

 

ii.         innovative models for the provision of parking enforcement and / or court security services across Canada and North America that protect the overall integrity of the service while improving effectiveness and efficiency; and

 

b.         report to the Executive Committee on the outcome of this report in 2015.

Background Information (Committee)

(October 21, 2014) Report and Appendices A and B from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board on Toronto Police Service - Response to the City of Toronto - Feasibility of and Financial Implications Arising from Outsourcing Court Security and Parking Enforcement
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74411.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 22, 2015) E-mail from Miguel Avila (EX.Supp.EX2.10.1)

10a - Feasibility of Outsourcing Court Security and Parking Enforcement Services

Background Information (Committee)
(January 8, 2015) Report from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Feasibility of Outsourcing Court Security and Parking Enforcement Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-74650.pdf

2014 Board of Health Items from Meeting 34 - Other Matters - Meeting 3

OM3.1 - Suicide Prevention in Toronto (2014.HL34.2)

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission to consider the following improvements to passenger safety and suicide prevention in future budget submissions as the automatic train control project is completed:

 

a.         in the design of stations for all future extensions or new lines include Platform Edge Doors or other means for restricting unauthorized access to the subway tracks by members of the public; and

 

b.         retrofit existing stations with Platform Edge Doors or other means for restricting unauthorized access to the subway tracks by members of the public.

 

2.         City Council request the City Manager, in consultation with the Fire Chief and General Manager, Fire Services, the Chief, Toronto Paramedic Services and the Toronto Police Services Board to report to the Executive Committee on adjustments to existing training programs and services to support suicide prevention among first responders, including but not limited to building awareness, treating and reducing the stigma of mental illness and help-seeking for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder without impacting operating budgets.

Background Information (City Council)

(November 17, 2014) Board of Health Item 2014.HL34.2
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/om/bgrd/backgroundfile-75677.htm

Communications (City Council)

(February 6, 2015) E-mail from Sharon Yetman (OM.Supp.OM3.1.1)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Amended)

That City Council delete the Board of Health Recommendations and replace them with the following new Recommendations

 

1. City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission to consider the following improvements to passenger safety and suicide prevention in future budget submissions as the automatic train control project is completed:

 

a.  in the design of stations for all future extensions or new lines include Platform Edge Doors or other means for restricting unauthorized access to the subway tracks by members of the public;

 

b.  retrofit existing stations with Platform Edge Doors or other means for restricting unauthorized access to the subway tracks by members of the public.

 

2.  City Council request the City Manager, in consultation with the Fire Chief and General Manager, Fire Services, the Chief, Toronto Paramedic Services and the Toronto Police Services Board to report to the Executive Committee on adjustments to existing training programs and services to support suicide prevention among first responders, including but not limited to building awareness and reducing the stigma of mental illness and help-seeking for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder without impacting operating budgets.

 

Amended by motion 2 by Councillor Pasternak.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-11-2015 11:21 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - OM3.1 - Mihevc - motion 1 - Adopt the item as amended - Part 1
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Rob Ford, Stephen Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Paula Fletcher, Michael Thompson

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-11-2015 11:22 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - OM3.1 - Mihevc - motion 1 - Adopt the item as amended - Part 2 as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Denzil Minnan-Wong, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Paula Fletcher, Michael Thompson

2 - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor James Pasternak (Carried)

That motion 1 by Councillor Mihevc be amended by adding the word "treating" to Recommendation 2 so that the Motion now reads:

 

2. City Council request the City Manager, in consultation with the Fire Chief and General Manager, Fire Services, the Chief, Toronto Paramedic Services and the Toronto Police Services Board to report to the Executive Committee on adjustments to existing training programs and services to support suicide prevention among first responders, including but not limited to building awareness, treating and reducing the stigma of mental illness and help-seeking for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder without impacting operating budgets.

Vote (Amend Motion) Feb-11-2015 11:19 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - OM3.1 - Pasternak - motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Denzil Minnan-Wong, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Paula Fletcher, Michael Thompson

Rulings (City Council)

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata ruled that Councillor Karygiannis should keep his questions on topic.

OM3.2 - Appointment of Associate Medical Officer of Health (2014.HL34.8)

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council appoint the physician named in Section 1 of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 27, 2014) from the Medical Officer of Health as Associate Medical Officer of Health for the City of Toronto Health Unit.

 

2.  City Council repeal the by-laws and/or parts thereof appointing former Associate Medical Officers of Health named in Section 2 of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 27, 2014) from the Medical Officer of Health.

 

3.  City Council forward the report (October 27, 2014) from the Medical Officer of Health and the Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 27, 2014) from the Medical Officer of Health to the Provincial Minister of Health and Long-Term Care for approval of the appointment in Part 1 above and for information regarding the rescinding of individual Associate Medical Officer of Health appointments in Part 2 above.

 

4.  City Council authorize the introduction of the necessary Bill to appoint the physician named in Section 1 of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 27, 2014) from the Medical Officer of Health as Associate Medical Officer of Health, subject to the approval of the provincial Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.

 

5.  City Council authorize the introduction of the necessary Bill in Council to rescind the appointments of the individuals named in Section 2 of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 27, 2014) from the Medical Officer of Health.

 

6.  City Council authorize the release of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 27, 2014) from the Medical Officer of Health.

 

City Council has appointed the following Public Health Physician as Associate Medical Health Officer for the City of Toronto Public Health Unit:

 

Dr. Christine Navarro, MD, MSc, CCFP, FRCPC

 

City Council has repealed the by-laws and/or parts of the by-laws appointing these former Associate Medical Officers of Health:

 

Dr. Allison Chris, MD, CCFP, FRCPC
Dr. Monica Hau, MD, MSc, CCFP, FRCP(C)
Dr. Barbara Kawa, MD, DPH
Dr. Jin Hee Kim, MD, CCFP, MPH, FRCPC
Dr. Kit Young-Hoon, MBBS, MPH, MSc, FRCPC

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 27, 2014) from the Medical Officer of Health is now public in its entirety.  The Attachment can be accessed under Background Information (City Council).

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees

Background Information (City Council)

(November 17, 2014) Board of Health Item 2014.HL34.8
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/om/bgrd/backgroundfile-75678.htm
Confidential Attachment 1 to OM3.2 (2014 - HL34.8) - made public on February 19, 2015
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/om/bgrd/backgroundfile-76709.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Civic Appointments Committee - Meeting 2

CA2.1 - Appointment of Members to the Toronto Public Library Board

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council appoint the following candidates to the Toronto Public Library Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2018 and until successors are appointed:

 

-  Ron Carinci

 

Lindsay Colley

 

-  Sue Graham-Nutter

 

-  Dianne LeBreton

 

-  Strahan McCarten

 

-  Ross Parry

 

-  Archana Shah

 

-  Eva Svec

 

2.  City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachments 1 and 2 to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Clerk remain confidential in their entirety as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Public Library Board.

 

Confidential Attachments 1 and 2 to the report (January 8, 2015) from the City Clerk remain confidential in their entirety, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006,  as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Public Library Board.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

Appointees' biographies:

 

- Ron Carinci

 

Ron Carinci is Chief Operating Officer of the Urbacon Group of Companies which constructs and develops major commercial, industrial, infrastructure, and public sector projects, data centres and critical facilities. He has a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and previously practiced corporate and commercial law for 15 years.

 

-  Lindsay Colley

 

Lindsay Colley is a Director at the Canadian Public Accountability Board. She received her CPA designation in 2007 and her Certificate in Environmental Management in 2010.  Lindsay has previously worked in the sustainability advisory and assurance fields at Tim Hortons and Ernst & Young LLP. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Environmental Law Association and the Salvation Army's Social Issues Committee.

 

-  Sue Graham-Nutter

 

Sue Graham-Nutter has 25 years of professional experience in the private and public sectors, particularly in marketing, sponsorship, and public affairs. She has an Honours BA in Public Administration from the University of Toronto and a diploma in fundraising from Humber College. Sue has extensive board experience and currently serves as the Chair of the Campus Affairs Committee at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus (UTSC). Sue's interest in joining the Toronto Public Library Board stems from her advocacy as a student in helping to establish the Bladen Library at the UTSC.

 

-  Dianne LeBreton

 

Dianne LeBreton is a facilitator and communications advisor who guides organizational leaders and their stakeholders from challenges to productive changes. Since founding her own business in 1997, she has worked with a range of private, non-profit, and public sector clients. Dianne volunteers with two youth organizations, a sporting club's governance committee, and a women's organization. Born, raised, and now living in the east end, Dianne is a proud Toronto Public Library user.

 

-  Strahan McCarten

 

Strahan McCarten has over 15 years of experience in IT and strategy consulting. He is currently the Vice President of Product Development and Marketing at Scalar Decisions, a national IT integrator, and previously worked at Bell Canada and Mercer Consulting, a global strategy consulting firm. Strahan is a recognized cloud and cyber security expert who frequently writes and speaks on trends in the industry. He has a BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management.

 

-  Ross Parry

 

Ross Parry has served one term on the Toronto Public Library Board and has worked to improve access to libraries through additional operating hours and branch expansions. He is Principal of Enterprise Canada and has held senior roles in the Ontario government and the Toronto District School Board. Ross previously worked as an Editor of Education Today magazine. He is a graduate of the American School in London, England and the University of Guelph, where he was the university's alumni president.

 

-  Archana Shah

 

Archana Shah is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and a Senior Planning and Budget Officer at the University of Toronto. She has extensive experience with clients in the not-for-profit and publishing industries. Archana is passionate about the importance of literacy and reading. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering with The Children's Book Bank and the United Way of Greater Toronto. Archana completed a BBA (Hons) from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

 

-  Eva Svec

 

Eva Svec currently works as a publishing consultant specializing in permissions editorial and photo research. She worked in the book publishing industry for over 15 years at Key Porter Books and Kids Can Press. Eva has an Honours degree in English from Western University and completed Centennial College's book and magazine publishing program. She has served as a member of the Association of Canadian Publishers' Export Committee, as Treasurer of International Book on Books for Young People Canada, and as Co-Chair of the Pat Schulz Child Care Centre's Board of Directors.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for the Toronto Public Library Board

Committee Recommendations

The Civic Appointments Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council appoint the following candidates to the Toronto Public Library Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2018 and until successors are appointed:

 

-  Ron Carinci

 

-  Lindsay Colley

 

-  Sue Graham-Nutter

 

-  Dianne LeBreton

 

-  Strahan McCarten

 

-  Ross Parry

 

-  Archana Shah

 

-  Eva Svec

 

2.  City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachments 1 and 2 to the report (January 8, 2015) remain confidential in their entirety as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Public Library Board.

Background Information (Committee)

Decision Letter from Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Public Library Board
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-75031.htm
Confidential Attachment 1 - List of candidates and qualifications summary, and applications for Appointment to the Toronto Public Library Board (previously distributed with Item CA1.3)
Confidential Attachment 2 - Confidential Voluntary Diversity Information summary (previously distributed with Item CA1.3)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-10-2015 10:48 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA2.1 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 44 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are James Pasternak

Declared Interests (City Council)

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Councillor James Pasternak - as his spouse works for the Toronto Public Library

Community Development and Recreation Committee - Meeting 1

CD1.5 - Application to Ministry of Transportation's Community Transportation Pilot Grant Program

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the City of Toronto application to the provincial Transportation Pilot Program and delegate authority to the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration to receive and allocate the funding to two community based agency partners, SPRINT (Toronto RIDE) and Circle of Care.

Committee Recommendations

The Community Development and Recreation Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the City of Toronto application to the provincial Transportation Pilot Program and delegate authority to the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration to receive and allocate the funding to two community based agency partners, SPRINT (Toronto RIDE) and Circle of Care.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 19, 2014) Report from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration on Application to Ministry of Transportation's Community Transportation Pilot Grant Program
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-74503.pdf

CD1.6 - Homelessness and Cold Weather

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the staff driven emergency strategy to purchase blocks of hotel/motel rooms from approved vendors so that homeless persons in City of Toronto shelters can be moved to such room that space and capacity is generated in the shelter system.

 

2.         City Council request the Medical Officer of Health, in consultation with the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration to report to the Board of Health no later than the June 29, 2015 meeting on the discretion built into the current City's Cold Weather Protocols and if there is any need to amend the policy titled "Comprehensive Cold Weather Protocols and Cold Weather Health Impacts in Toronto" (Item HL32.3), which Council adopted on July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014, in order to respond effectively to the City's homeless population.

3.         City Council direct the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration to report to the May 21, 2015 meeting of the Community Development and Recreation Committee on the feasibility of operating additional drop-in and/or warming services during the 2016 winter season, complimenting and supplementing the Out of the Cold program and schedule, regardless of any issuance of Extreme Cold Weather Alerts.

 

4.         City Council direct the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration to provide quarterly reports to the Community Development and Recreation Committee on the adequacy of beds and drop-in services to ensure that the 90 percent occupancy target in all sectors of the emergency shelter system is achieved at all times.

Committee Recommendations

The Community Development and Recreation Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the staff driven emergency strategy to purchase blocks of hotel/motel rooms from approved vendors so that homeless persons in City of Toronto shelters can be moved to such room that space and capacity is generated in the shelter system.

 

2.         City Council request the Medical Officer of Health, in consultation with the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration to report to the Board of Health on the discretion built into the current City's Cold Weather Protocols and if there is any need to amend the policy titled "Comprehensive Cold Weather Protocols and Cold Weather Health Impacts in Toronto" (Item HL32.3), which Council adopted on July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014, in order to respond effectively to the City's homeless population.

Background Information (Committee)

(January 13, 2015) Letter from Councillor Joe Mihevc on Homelessness and Cold Weather
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-74692.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(February 3, 2015) Supplementary report from the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration on Interim Strategies to Address Shelter Occupancy Levels (CD1.6a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-75665.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 13, 2015) Letter from Beth Wilson, Senior Researcher, Social Planning Toronto (CD.New.CD1.6.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cd/comm/communicationfile-50667.pdf
(January 15, 2015) Letter from Anne Egger, NP, on behalf of Health Providers Against Poverty (CD.New.CD1.6.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cd/comm/communicationfile-50689.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(January 15, 2015) Letter from Bobbi Jo Quigley on behalf of Street Nurses Network (CC.Main.CD1.6.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/comm/communicationfile-50941.pdf
(January 15, 2015) Letter from Tim Maguire, President, Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 79 (CC.Main.CD1.6.4)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/comm/communicationfile-50942.pdf
(January 15, 2015) Letter from Councillor James Pasternak, Ward 10 York Centre (CC.New.CD1.6.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/comm/communicationfile-51127.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That:

 

1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration to report to the May 21, 2015 meeting of the Community Development and Recreation Committee on the feasibility of operating additional drop-in and/or warming services during the 2016 winter season, complimenting and supplementing the Out of the Cold program and schedule, regardless of any issuance of Extreme Cold Weather Alerts.

 

2.  City Council direct the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration to provide quarterly reports to the Community Development and Recreation Committee on the adequacy of beds and drop-in services to ensure that the 90 percent occupancy target in all sectors of the emergency shelter system is achieved at all times.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Feb-11-2015 3:38 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD1.6 - Wong-Tam - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 14 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Gary Crawford, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Ron Moeser, Michael Thompson

2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Joe Cressy (Carried)

That City Council amend Community Development and Recreation Committee Recommendation 2 by adding the words "no later than the June 29, 2015 meeting" after the words "Board of Health" so that it now reads as follows:

 

2.  City Council request the Medical Officer of Health, in consultation with the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration to report to the Board of Health no later than the June 29, 2015 meeting on the discretion built into the current City's Cold Weather Protocols and if there is any need to amend the policy titled "Comprehensive Cold Weather Protocols and Cold Weather Health Impacts in Toronto" (Item HL32.3), which Council adopted on July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014, in order to respond effectively to the City's homeless population.

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-11-2015 3:37 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD1.6 - Cressy - motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 40 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Ron Moeser, Michael Thompson

3 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-11-2015 3:40 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD1.6 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Ron Moeser, Michael Thompson

CD1.8 - Filling the Position of Youth Equity Champion

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Joe Cressy as Youth Equity Champion for a term of office ending November 30, 2018.

Committee Recommendations

The Community Development and Recreation Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Joe Cressy as Youth Equity Champion for a term of office ending November 30, 2018.

Background Information (Committee)

(January 14, 2015) Letter from the Chair, Community Development and Recreation Committee on Filling the Position of Youth Equity Champion
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-74757.pdf

Economic Development Committee - Meeting 1

ED1.3 - Business Improvement Area Boards of Management 2015-2018 Appointments

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
13 - Parkdale-High Park, 14 - Parkdale-High Park, 15 - Eglinton-Lawrence, 16 - Eglinton-Lawrence, 17 - Davenport, 22 - St. Paul's, 25 - Don Valley West

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the following nominees, listed in Attachment 1 to the report (December 3, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, to the Boards of Management for six (6) Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) for a term expiring at the end of the term of Council or as soon thereafter as successors are appointed:

 

Bloor By The Park:

Arcadi, James

Boughton, Ahnan

Dhir, Paul

Guca, Edward

Strods, John

 

Eglinton Way (The):

Accardi, Peter

Beben, Ronald

Dimitrijevic, Dragan

Izeti, Kozeta

Kotris, Lisa

Marinuzzi, Vito

Pickard, Nancy

Sirois, Maureen

Tork-Hiis, Viive

 

Fairbank Village:

Auccello, Vito

Cancelli, Luisa

Capotorto, Domenico

Hackett, Alex

Kremizes, Anastasios

Makris, Manolis

Mazzone, Damiano

Salmini, Frank

Tasci, Fatih

Torrone, Enzo

 

Junction Gardens:        

Brown, Jean

Fisher, Jason

Lee, Jyhling

Phillips, Heather

Roche, James

Sears, Christopher

Singh, Anant

Solnik, Manny

 

Oakwood Village:         

Bartolini, Carlo

Cribe, Guerline

Ferrari, Silverio

Maciel, Manuel

Richards, Gary

Salturo, Leslie

 

Uptown Yonge:             

Crauiw-Saba, Christel

De Jong, Hank

Exton, Jordan

Hughes, Scott

Kiratzin, Karen

Kombry, George

Kuerble, Linda

Lewocz, Robert

Mainolfi, Tony

Mazzaferro, Marco

Moretti, Angelo

Nappo, Filomena

Roher, Kevin

Skelcher, Jonathan

Starr, Michael

Tasevski, Norm

Villablanca, Jose

 

2.         City Council confirm that under Council's Public Appointments Policy, these Board members are appointed at the pleasure of Council, and Council retains the right to replace any appointed member at any time and for any reason.

 

3.         City Council direct that Schedule A of the Municipal Code Chapter 19, Business Improvement Areas, be amended to reflect the changes in the number of members, number of Councillors, and the number of members required for quorum of each of the BIA Boards of Management, as listed in Attachment 1 to the report (December 3, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture.

Committee Recommendations

The Economic Development Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint the following nominees, listed in Attachment 1 of the report (December 3, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, to the Boards of Management for six (6) Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) for a term expiring at the end of the term of Council or as soon thereafter as successors are appointed:

 

Bloor By The Park:

Arcadi, James

Boughton, Ahnan

Dhir, Paul

Guca, Edward

Strods, John

 

Eglinton Way (The):

Accardi, Peter

Beben, Ronald

Dimitrijevic, Dragan

Izeti, Kozeta

Kotris, Lisa

Marinuzzi, Vito

Pickard, Nancy

Sirois, Maureen

Tork-Hiis, Viive

 

Fairbank Village:

Auccello, Vito

Cancelli, Luisa

Capotorto, Domenico

Hackett, Alex

Kremizes, Anastasios

Makris, Manolis

Mazzone, Damiano

Salmini, Frank

Tasci, Fatih

Torrone, Enzo

 

Junction Gardens:        

Brown, Jean

Fisher, Jason

Lee, Jyhling

Phillips, Heather

Roche, James

Sears, Christopher

Singh, Anant

Solnik, Manny

 

Oakwood Village:         

Bartolini, Carlo

Cribe, Guerline

Ferrari, Silverio

Maciel, Manuel

Richards, Gary

Salturo, Leslie

 

Uptown Yonge:             

Crauiw-Saba, Christel

De Jong, Hank

Exton, Jordan

Hughes, Scott

Kiratzin, Karen

Kombry, George

Kuerble, Linda

Lewocz, Robert

Mainolfi, Tony

Mazzaferro, Marco

Moretti, Angelo

Nappo, Filomena

Roher, Kevin

Skelcher, Jonathan

Starr, Michael

Tasevski, Norm

Villablanca, Jose

 

2.         City Council confirm that under Council's Public Appointments Policy, these Board members are appointed at the pleasure of Council, and Council retains the right to replace any appointed member at any time and for any reason; and

 

3.         City Council direct that Schedule A of the Municipal Code Chapter 19, Business Improvement Areas, be amended to reflect the changes in the number of members, number of Councillors, and the number of members required for quorum of each of the BIA Boards of Management, as listed in Attachment 1 of the report (December 3, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 3, 2014) Report and Attachment 1 from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on Business Improvement Area Boards of Management 2015-2018 Appointments
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-74438.pdf

ED1.4 - Proposed Midtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (BIA) Poll Results

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
22 - St. Paul's

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council designate, based on the poll results respecting the intention to designate Midtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (BIA), the area described by Attachment 1 to the report (December 5, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, as the Midtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (BIA), under Chapter 19 of the Toronto Municipal Code.

 

2.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to submit a by-law to designate the area described in Attachment 1 to the report (December 5, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, as the Midtown Yonge Business Improvement Area.

 

3.         City Council approve amendments necessary to Schedule "A" of Municipal Code Chapter 19, Business Improvement Areas, to include the Midtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (BIA).

Committee Recommendations

The Economic Development Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council designate, based on the poll results respecting the intention to designate Midtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (BIA), the area described by Attachment 1 of the report (December 5, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, as the Midtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (BIA), under Chapter 19 of the Toronto Municipal Code;

 

2.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to submit a by-law to designate the area described in Attachment 1 of the report (December 5, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, as the Midtown Yonge Business Improvement Area; and

 

3.         City Council approve those amendments necessary to Schedule "A" of Municipal Code Chapter 19, Business Improvement Areas, to include the Midtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (BIA).

Background Information (Committee)

(December 5, 2014) Report and Attachment 1 from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on the Proposed Midtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (BIA) Poll Results
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-74439.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-10-2015 2:25 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED1.4 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are John Campbell
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Pam McConnell, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner

ED1.5 - Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) - 2015 Operating Budgets - Report No. 1

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
1 - Etobicoke North, 5 - Etobicoke-Lakeshore, 6 - Etobicoke-Lakeshore, 13 - Parkdale-High Park, 14 - Parkdale-High Park, 15 - Eglinton-Lawrence, 16 - Eglinton-Lawrence, 17 - Davenport, 18 - Davenport, 19 - Trinity-Spadina, 20 - Trinity-Spadina, 21 - St. Paul's, 22 - St. Paul's, 25 - Don Valley West, 27 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale, 28 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale, 29 - Toronto-Danforth, 30 - Toronto-Danforth, 31 - Beaches-East York, 32 - Beaches-East York, 35 - Scarborough Southwest, 37 - Scarborough Centre

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt and certify the 2015 recommended expenditures and levy requirements of the following Business Improvement Areas:

 

Business Improvement Area

2015 Expenditure
Estimates
($)

2015 Levy
Funds Required
($)

Albion Islington

239,533

197,684

Baby Point Gates

48,156

45,000

Bloor Annex

214,694

199,979

Bloor By The Park

85,319

80,513

Bloorcourt Village

209,732

175,015

Bloordale Village

109,801

89,436

Bloor Street

2,816,170

1,650,000

Bloor West Village

414,399

377,547

Bloor-Yorkville

3,115,887

3,046,641

Chinatown

525,535

419,734

Church-Wellesley Village

311,633

243,165

College West

26,502

19,880

Crossroads of the Danforth

188,900

164,752

Danforth Mosaic

349,799

327,170

Danforth Village

612,407

502,533

Dovercourt Village

22,062

6,851

Dupont by the Castle

62,230

37,889

Fairbank Village

213,578

212,996

Financial District

1,621,423

1,543,714

Greektown on the Danforth

1,138,576

426,157

Harbord Street

35,797

28,494

Hillcrest Village

99,182

90,483

Junction Gardens

377,161

268,336

Kensington Market

120,645

101,954

Korea Town

252,480

103,224

Liberty Village

1,518,386

267,552

Long Branch

88,277

60,109

Mimico by the Lake

53,841

53,841

Mirvish Village

28,109

0

Mount Pleasant

236,818

156,389

Oakwood Village

17,327

0

Ossington Avenue

59,012

54,012

Pape Village

92,420

80,774

Parkdale Village

311,144

237,194

Regal Heights Village

140,351

72,352

Riverside District

264,828

176,417

Roncesvalles Village

495,751

184,148

St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood

1,075,616

956,439

The Beach

394,475

231,525

The Danforth

398,047

318,907

The Eglinton Way

380,408

310,271

The Waterfront

920,276

687,276

Toronto Entertainment District

3,550,416

2,017,923

Upper Village

144,098

97,024

Uptown Yonge

230,574

205,406

Village of Islington

137,152

95,096

West Queen West

302,320

283,143

Wexford Heights

374,645

188,951

Yonge-Lawrence Village

227,818

191,493

York-Eglinton

272,013

215,447

 

Committee Recommendations

The Economic Development Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council adopt and certify the 2015 recommended expenditures and levy requirements of the following Business Improvement Areas:

 

Business Improvement Area

2015 Expenditure
Estimates
($)

2015 Levy
Funds Required
($)

Albion Islington

239,533

197,684

Baby Point Gates

48,156

45,000

Bloor Annex

214,694

199,979

Bloor By The Park

85,319

80,513

Bloorcourt Village

209,732

175,015

Bloordale Village

109,801

89,436

Bloor Street

2,816,170

1,650,000

Bloor West Village

414,399

377,547

Bloor-Yorkville

3,115,887

3,046,641

Chinatown

525,535

419,734

Church-Wellesley Village

311,633

243,165

College West

26,502

19,880

Crossroads of the Danforth

188,900

164,752

Danforth Mosaic

349,799

327,170

Danforth Village

612,407

502,533

Dovercourt Village

22,062

6,851

Dupont by the Castle

62,230

37,889

Fairbank Village

213,578

212,996

Financial District

1,621,423

1,543,714

Greektown on the Danforth

1,138,576

426,157

Harbord Street

35,797

28,494

Hillcrest Village

99,182

90,483

Junction Gardens

377,161

268,336

Kensington Market

120,645

101,954

Korea Town

252,480

103,224

Liberty Village

1,518,386

267,552

Long Branch

88,277

60,109

Mimico by the Lake

53,841

53,841

Mirvish Village

28,109

0

Mount Pleasant

236,818

156,389

Oakwood Village

17,327

0

Ossington Avenue

59,012

54,012

Pape Village

92,420

80,774

Parkdale Village

311,144

237,194

Regal Heights Village

140,351

72,352

Riverside District

264,828

176,417

Roncesvalles Village

495,751

184,148

St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood

1,075,616

956,439

The Beach

394,475

231,525

The Danforth

398,047

318,907

The Eglinton Way

380,408

310,271

The Waterfront

920,276

687,276

Toronto Entertainment District

3,550,416

2,017,923

Upper Village

144,098

97,024

Uptown Yonge

230,574

205,406

Village of Islington

137,152

95,096

West Queen West

302,320

283,143

Wexford Heights

374,645

188,951

Yonge-Lawrence Village

227,818

191,493

York-Eglinton

272,013

215,447

 

Background Information (Committee)

(December 17, 2014) Report and Appendices A and B from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on the Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) - 2015 Operating Budgets - Report No. 1
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-74466.pdf

ED1.6 - Towards a Regional Development Agency (Foreign Direct Investment Agency)

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council request the City Manager to report as soon as possible on the options for the City of Toronto with regard to its participation in a large foreign direct investment (FDI) agency for the Greater Toronto Area, including impacts on Invest Toronto and the City's Economic Development and Culture Division.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Manager to undertake and report back on discussions with federal, provincial, regional and municipal officials, as required, regarding proposals for a large regional foreign direct investment (FDI) agency, including:

 

             a.        possible mandate, structure, governance and budget;

 

             b.        alternative organizational approaches;

 

             c.        implementation issues and the best ways to overcome these issues; and

 

             d.        key success factors from the City of Toronto's perspective.

Committee Recommendations

Economic Development Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council request the City Manager to report as soon as possible on the options for the City of Toronto with regard to its participation in a large foreign direct investment (FDI) agency for the Greater Toronto Area, including impacts on Invest Toronto and the City's Economic Development and Culture Division;

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Manager to undertake and report back on discussions with federal, provincial, regional and municipal officials, as required, regarding proposals for a large regional foreign direct investment (FDI) agency, including:

 

             a.        possible mandate, structure, governance and budget;

 

             b.        alternative organizational approaches;

 

             c.        implementation issues and the best ways to overcome these issues; and

 

             d.        key success factors from the City of Toronto's perspective.

Background Information (Committee)

(January 5, 2015) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture Towards a Regional Development Agency (Foreign Direct Investment Agency)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-74611.pdf
(December 17, 2014) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on the Creation of a Regional Development Agency (Foreign Direct Investment) - Notice of Pending Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-74469.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-10-2015 7:56 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED1.6 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Gord Perks
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Anthony Perruzza

ED1.8 - Support for an Ontario Installation and Presence at Expo 2015 (Milan, Italy)

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture to partner and work with the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Ontario (ICCO) to explore and develop a project plan for the City of Toronto's participation at "Expo in Città (Expo in the City) 2015".

Committee Recommendations

The Economic Development Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council direct the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture to partner and work with the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Ontario (ICCO) to explore and develop a project plan for the City of Toronto's participation at "Expo in Città (Expo in the City) 2015".

Background Information (Committee)

(December 16, 2014) Report and Attachment from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism on the Support for an Ontario Installation and Presence at Expo 2015 (Milan, Italy)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-74471.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-11-2015 4:55 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED1.8 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Stephen Holyday, Josh Matlow, Denzil Minnan-Wong
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, John Tory

Point of Privilege by Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon

Councillor McMahon, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that Councillor Ford's comments had impugned the character of staff.  Councillor McMahon requested that Councillor Ford retract his remarks.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege. The Speaker advised Councillor Ford that she previously asked that he not to speak to staff in that tone and ruled that Councillor Ford should retract his comments.

Councillor Ford asked the Speaker what comments he should retract.

Speaker Nunziata ruled that Councillor Ford should retract his comments about staff deliberately misleading Council. Speaker Nunziata asked Councillor Ford to apologize to staff.

Councillor Ford did not retract his comments.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Mark Grimes

Councillor Grimes, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that staff had answered Councillor Ford's questions and had assured Council that the omission in the report was not intentional.  Councillor Grimes asked that Councillor Ford withdraw his comments about staff.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and ruled that Councillor Ford should withdraw his comments.

Councillor Ford did not withdraw his comments.

Speaker Nunziata advised Councillor Ford that she would not ask him again to retract his comments.

Councillor Ford did not retract his comments.

Speaker Nunziata asked Councillor Ford to leave the Council Chamber.

Speaker Nunziata recessed the meeting for ten minutes.


Point of Order by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti

Councillor Mammoliti, rising on a Point of Order, stated that he understood Councillor Ford was being escorted out of the Council Chamber for saying "hard to believe".

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata did not accept the the Point of Order and advised that she had already made her ruling.

Speaker Nunziata called upon Councillor Ford to address Council.

Speaker Nunziata advised Councillor Ford that before the recess she had ruled that he should retract his comments and apologize to staff. Speaker Nunziata asked Councillor Ford if would retract his comments and apologize to staff.

Councillor Ford did not retract his comments and requested a recorded vote.

Speaker Nunziata ruled there would be no recorded vote as she had made her ruling. Speaker Nunziata asked Councillor Ford if he would retract his comments and apologize.


Point of Order by Councillor Rob Ford

Councillor Ford stated that Speaker Nunziata had not followed the proper procedures.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata ruled that she had followed the procedures and had asked Councillor Ford three times to retract his comments and apologize to staff.

Speaker Nunziata asked Councillor Ford to retract his comments and apologize.

Councillor Ford did not retract his comments.

Speaker Nunziata asked Councillor Ford to leave the Council Chamber.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti

Councillor Mammoliti appealed the Speaker's decision to ask Councillor Ford to leave the Chamber.

Vote (Point of Privilege) Feb-11-2015 4:11 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Uphold chair on Mammoliti challenge
Total members that voted Yes: 29 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, John Campbell, Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Raymond Cho, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Mary Fragedakis, Pam McConnell, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

Point of Privilege by Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon

Councillor McMahon, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that her concern remains that Councillor Ford's comments had impugned staff, and that Councillor Ford should retract his comments.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Michael Thompson

Councillor Thompson, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that the comments about staff were untrue and that the matter of funding had been raised by the General Manager at the committee meeting, and further, that the funds for this matter had not yet been approved in the budget process.

ED1.9 - Proposed Dufferin-Wingold Business Improvement Area (BIA) - Poll Results

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
15 - Eglinton-Lawrence

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council designate, based on the poll results respecting the intention to designate Dufferin-Wingold Business Improvement Area (BIA), the area described by Attachment 1 to the report (December 30, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, as the Dufferin-Wingold Business Improvement Area (BIA), under Chapter 19 of the Toronto Municipal Code.

 

2.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to submit a by-law to designate the area described in Attachment 1 to the report (December 30, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, as the Dufferin-Wingold Business Improvement Area.

 

3.         City Council approve those amendments necessary to Schedule "A" of Municipal Code Chapter 19, Business Improvement Areas, to include the Dufferin-Wingold Business Improvement Area (BIA).

Committee Recommendations

The Economic Development Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council designate, based on the poll results respecting the intention to designate Dufferin-Wingold Business Improvement Area (BIA), the area described by Attachment 1 of the report (December 30, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, as the Dufferin-Wingold Business Improvement Area (BIA), under Chapter 19 of the Toronto Municipal Code;

 

2.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to submit a by-law to designate the area described in Attachment 1 of the report (December 30, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, as the Dufferin-Wingold Business Improvement Area; and

 

3.         City Council approve those amendments necessary to Schedule "A" of Municipal Code Chapter 19, Business Improvement Areas, to include the Dufferin-Wingold Business Improvement Area (BIA).

Background Information (Committee)

(December 30, 2014) Report and Attachment 1 from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on the Proposed Dufferin-Wingold Business Improvement Area (BIA) - Poll Results
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-74667.pdf

ED1.10 - Proposed Business Improvement Area (BIA) on Bayview Avenue - Poll Results

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
22 - St. Paul's, 26 - Don Valley West

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council designate, based on the poll results respecting the intention to designate a Business Improvement Area (BIA), the area described by Attachment 1 to the report (December 30, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, as a Business Improvement Area (BIA) under Chapter 19 of the Toronto Municipal Code.

 

2.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to submit a by-law to designate the area described in Attachment 1 to the report (December 30, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, as a Business Improvement Area.

 

3.         City Council approve those amendments necessary to Schedule "A" of Municipal Code Chapter 19, Business Improvement Areas, to include the Business Improvement Area (BIA) on Bayview Avenue between Soudan Avenue and Davisville Avenue.

Committee Recommendations

The Economic Development Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council designate, based on the poll results respecting the intention to designate a Business Improvement Area (BIA), the area described by Attachment No. 1 of the report (December 30, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, as a Business Improvement Area (BIA) under Chapter 19 of the Toronto Municipal Code;

 

2.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to submit a by-law to designate the area described in Attachment No. 1 of the report (December 30, 2014) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, as a Business Improvement Area; and

 

3.         City Council approve those amendments necessary to Schedule "A" of Municipal Code Chapter 19, Business Improvement Areas, to include the Business Improvement Area (BIA) on Bayview Avenue between Soudan Avenue and Davisville Avenue.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 30, 2014) Report and Attachment 1 from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on the Proposed Business Improvement Area (BIA) on Bayview Avenue - Poll Results
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-74665.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-10-2015 2:27 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED1.10 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Pam McConnell, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner

Government Management Committee - Meeting 1

GM1.3 - Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization - Project Update

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
27 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council direct the Chief Corporate Officer to undertake the same Proposed Tenant Selection Process outlined in Appendix 1 of the report (February 9, 2015) from the Chief Corporate Officer [GM1.4a] to obtain a lessee to customize the design and to build, finance and operate a restaurant on Nathan Phillips Square, and that food services be considered within the overall context of Nathan Phillips Square and City Hall with the goal of providing healthy food choices, selection, value and an acceptable economic return to the City.

Committee Recommendations

The Government Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer, with the assistance of the Fairness Monitor, to invite offers from qualified potential lessees to customize the design and to build, finance and operate a restaurant on Nathan Phillips Square substantially in accordance with the Restaurant Operator/ Developer Selection Process section of the report (July 24, 2014) from the Chief Corporate Officer; and, to evaluate those offers and report back to Council with a recommended lessee, together with a recommended lease on commercially reasonable terms acceptable to the Chief Corporate Officer and in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 12, 2014) Report from the Chief Corporate Officer on Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization - Project Update
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-74155.pdf
(December 12, 2014) Appendix A - Site Plan - Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization - Project Update
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-74156.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

Proposed Tenant Selection Process - Appendix 1 to the report (February 9, 2015) from the Chief Corporate Officer [GM1.4a]
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76722.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Paul Ainslie (Carried)

That City Council delete the Government Management Committee Recommendation:

 

Recommendation to be deleted:

  1. City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer, with the assistance of the Fairness Monitor, to invite offers from qualified potential lessees to customize the design and to build, finance and operate a restaurant on Nathan Phillips Square substantially in accordance with the Restaurant Operator/ Developer Selection Process section of the report (July 24, 2014) from the Chief Corporate Officer; and, to evaluate those offers and report back to Council with a recommended lessee, together with a recommended lease on commercially reasonable terms acceptable to the Chief Corporate Officer and in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor.

 

And replace it with the following new Recommendation:

 

1.  City Council direct the Chief Corporate Officer to undertake the same Proposed Tenant Selection Process outlined in Appendix 1 of the report (February 9, 2015) from the Chief Corporate Officer [GM1.4a] to obtain a lessee to customize the design and to build, finance and operate a restaurant on Nathan Phillips Square, and that food services be considered within the overall context of Nathan Phillips Square and City Hall with the goal of providing healthy food choices, selection, value and an acceptable economic return to the City.

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-10-2015 8:00 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM1.3 - Ainslie - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 34 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Christin Carmichael Greb, Gary Crawford, Rob Ford, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Anthony Perruzza

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-10-2015 8:01 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM1.3 - Adopt item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Christin Carmichael Greb, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Anthony Perruzza

GM1.4 - Cafť on the Square, 100 Queen Street West - Update

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
27 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council authorize a lease amending agreement (the "Lease Amending Agreement") between the City and 1158093 Ontario Limited o/a Café on the Square ("Café on the Square"), to amend the existing lease (the "Lease") for the cafeteria at City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, substantially on the terms set out in Appendix 1 to the supplementary report (February 9, 2015) from the Chief Corporate Officer and such other and amended terms as may be acceptable to the Chief Corporate Officer, and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor, provided that on or prior to execution of the Lease Amending Agreement, Café on the Square pays all of the outstanding rent arrears owing to the City under the Lease.

 

2.  City Council authorize each of the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director, Real Estate Services severally to execute the Lease Amending Agreement and authorize the Chief Corporate Officer or her designate to administer and manage the amended Lease, including the provision of any consents, approvals, notices and notices of termination, provided that the Chief Corporate Officer may, at any time, refer consideration of such matters (including their content) to City Council for its determination and direction.

 

3.  If Café on the Square fails to pay the outstanding rent arrears and execute the Lease Amending Agreement by the deadline specified by the Chief Corporate Officer, City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer and/or the City Solicitor or their respective designates to demand rectification of the outstanding breaches under the Lease and if the breaches are not rectified as demanded, to terminate the Lease, evict Café on the Square and exercise all other remedies available to the City pursuant to the Lease or otherwise at law, including holding Café on the Square liable for all rent arrears under the Lease and all future damages as a result of the City losing the benefit of the Lease over its unexpired term, as well as all charges and expenses incurred by or on behalf of the City with respect to Café on the Square's default under the Lease.

 

4.  City Council request the Chief Corporate Officer to consult with the Ontario Restaurant Association and training organizations such as the YMCA, UNITE HERE Local 75, George Brown College and other social enterprise food service providers during the remaining term of Cafe on the Square's Lease, as amended, to determine the feasibility of and possible interest in a social enterprise food services operation being established at City Hall following the expiry or termination of the Lease and to report back to City Council, through the Government Management Committee, on the results of the consultations.

 

5.  If the results of the consultations with social enterprise food service providers indicate that a social enterprise model is not a feasible option for City Hall, City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to undertake a new selection process during the remaining term of Cafe on the Square's Lease, as amended, as described in the supplementary report (February 9, 2015) from the Chief Corporate Officer entitled, "Café on the Square, 100 Queen Street West-proposed new selection process", to find a new food service operator(s) for City Hall to provide food services following the expiry or termination of the Lease with Café on the Square.

Committee Recommendations

The Government Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer and/or the City Solicitor or their respective designates to demand rectification of the outstanding breaches under the (the "Lease") between the City and 1158093 Ontario Limited o/a Café on the Square ("Café on the Square") in respect of the leased premises at Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, and if the breaches are not rectified by the deadline specified, to terminate the Lease, evict the Tenant and exercise all other remedies available to the City pursuant to the Lease or otherwise at law, including holding Café on the Square liable for all rent arrears under the Lease and all future damages as a result of the City losing the benefit of the Lease over its unexpired term, as well as all charges and expenses incurred by or on behalf of the City with respect to Café on the Square's default under the Lease.

 

2.         If the Lease is terminated, City Council authorize and direct the Chief Corporate Officer to undertake a new selection process to find a new food service operator(s) for City Hall; and prior to undertaking the new selection process, to consult with the Ontario Restaurant Association and training organizations such as the YMCA, UNITE HERE Local 75, George Brown College and other social enterprise food services.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 15, 2014) Report from the Chief Corporate Officer on Cafť on the Square, 100 Queen Street West - Update
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-74442.pdf
(December 15, 2014) Appendix A - Letters from Cafť on the Square
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-74443.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(February 9, 2015) Supplementary report from the Chief Corporate Officer on Cafe on the Square, 100 Queen Street West - Proposed New Selection Process (GM1.4a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76243.pdf
Appendix 1 - Proposed Tenant Selection Process
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76244.pdf
(February 9, 2015) Supplementary report from the Chief Corporate Officer on Cafť on the Square, 100 Queen Street West - proposed resolution of outstanding Lease issues (GM1.4b)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76295.pdf
Appendix 1 - Proposed Terms of Lease Amending Agreement
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76296.pdf
Appendix 2 - Letter from Solicitor for Cafe on the Square, dated February 5, 2015
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76297.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following recommendations contained in the supplementary report (February 9, 2015) from the Chief Corporate Officer [GM1.4b]:

 

The Chief Corporate Officer recommends that City Council delete the Government Management Committee's Recommendations in Item GM1.4 and replace them with the following Recommendations:

 

1.  City Council authorize a lease amending agreement (the "Lease Amending Agreement") between the City and 1158093 Ontario Limited o/a Café on the Square ("Café on the Square"), to amend the existing lease (the "Lease") for the cafeteria at City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, substantially on the terms set out in Appendix 1 and such other and amended terms as may be acceptable to the Chief Corporate Officer, and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor, provided that on or prior to execution of the Lease Amending Agreement, Café on the Square pays all of the outstanding rent arrears owing to the City under the Lease.

 

2.  City Council authorize each of the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director of Real Estate Services severally to execute the Lease Amending Agreement and authorize the Chief Corporate Officer or his or her designate to administer and manage the amended Lease, including the provision of any consents, approvals, notices and notices of termination, provided that the Chief Corporate Officer may, at any time, refer consideration of such matters (including their content) to City Council for its determination and direction.

 

3.  If Café on the Square fails to pay the outstanding rent arrears and execute the Lease Amending Agreement by the deadline specified by the Chief Corporate Officer, City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer and/or the City Solicitor or their respective designates to demand rectification of the outstanding breaches under the Lease and if the breaches are not rectified as demanded, to terminate the Lease, evict Café on the Square and exercise all other remedies available to the City pursuant to the Lease or otherwise at law, including holding Café on the Square liable for all rent arrears under the Lease and all future damages as a result of the City losing the benefit of the Lease over its unexpired term, as well as all charges and expenses incurred by or on behalf of the City with respect to Café on the Square's default under the Lease.

 

4.  City Council request the Chief Corporate Officer to consult with the Ontario Restaurant Association and training organizations such as the YMCA, UNITE HERE Local 75, George Brown College and other social enterprise food service providers during the remaining term of Cafe on the Square's Lease, as amended, to determine the feasibility of and possible interest in a social enterprise food services operation being established at City Hall following the expiry or termination of the Lease and to report back to City Council, through the Government Management Committee, on the results of the consultations.

 

5.  If the results of the consultations with social enterprise food service providers indicate that a social enterprise model is not a feasible option for City Hall, City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to undertake a new selection process during the remaining term of Cafe on the Square's Lease, as amended, substantially as described in the report   (February 9, 2015) of the Chief Corporate Officer entitled, "Café on the Square, 100 Queen Street West-proposed new selection process", to find a new food service operator(s) for City Hall to provide food services following the expiry or termination of the Lease with Café on the Square.

GM1.5 - Toronto Police Service - Increasing Parking Enforcement on Arterial Roads During the Rush Hours and On All Bike Lanes

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct the City Manager to write a letter to the Ministry of the Attorney General indicating support of the recommendation of the Toronto Police Services Board to amend the Provincial Offences Act to provide for an additional form of service, preferably by first class mail, of Parking Infraction Notices under Part II of the Act.

 

2.         City Council forward the report (October 21, 2014) from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee for further consideration.

Committee Recommendations

The Government Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council direct the City Manager to write a letter to the Ministry of the Attorney General indicating support of the recommendation of the Toronto Police Services Board to amend the Provincial Offences Act to provide for an additional form of service, preferably by first class mail, of Parking Infraction Notices under Part II of the Act.

 

2.         City Council forward the report (October 21, 2014) from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee for further consideration.

Background Information (Committee)

(October 21, 2014) Report from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board, on Toronto Police Service - Increasing Parking Enforcement on Arterial Roads During the Rush Hours and On All Bike Lanes
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-74017.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 5, 2015) Letter from David Turnbull, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Courier and Logistics Association (GM.New.GM1.5.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/gm/comm/communicationfile-50558.pdf
(January 5, 2015) Letter from Councillor Mike Layton and Councillor Josh Matlow (GM.New.GM1.5.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/gm/comm/communicationfile-50560.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-11-2015 9:47 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM1.5 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 14 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson

Declared Interests (City Council)

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Councillor Mark Grimes - as he is an owner of a transportation company in the City of Toronto

Licensing and Standards Committee - Meeting 1

LS1.3 - Municipal Interests in Liquor Licensing

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council establish a Task Force on Liquor Licensing Issues with Terms of Reference in Attachment 1 to the supplementary report (February 6, 2015) from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards.

Committee Recommendations

The Licensing and Standards Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Mike Layton, Councillor Jim Karygiannis, Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti, Councillor Gord Perks, and Councillor Frances Nunziata to the Liquor Licensing Steering Committee.

 

2.         City Council extend an invitation to local Members of Provincial Parliament to attend meetings of the Liquor Licensing Steering Committee with designated seating and name tags assigned for them and local communities be so advised of these meetings.

 

Background Information (Committee)

(January 7, 2015) Report from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards on Municipal Interests in Liquor Licensing
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ls/bgrd/backgroundfile-74609.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(February 5, 2015) Supplementary report from the City Solicitor and the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards on Municipal Interests in Liquor Licensing - Recent Actions Regarding Conditions Placed on New Licences (LS1.3a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76138.pdf
Attachment 1: Letter from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76160.pdf
(February 6, 2015) Supplementary report from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards on Establishment of a Task Force on Liquor Licensing Issues and approved Terms of Reference (LS1.3b)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76161.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 20, 2015) E-mail from Tony Elenis, President, CEO, Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association (ORHMA) (LS.New.LS1.3.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ls/comm/communicationfile-50743.pdf
(January 21, 2015) Letter from Councillor Mike Layton (LS.New.LS1.3.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ls/comm/communicationfile-50744.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Cesar Palacio (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following recommendation contained in the supplementary report (February 6, 2015) from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards [LS1.3b]:

 

1.  City Council delete the recommendations of the Licensing and Standards Committee and replace with:

 

"City Council establish a Task Force on Liquor Licensing Issues with Terms of Reference in Attachment 1 of the report of February 6, 2015 from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards."

Planning and Growth Management Committee - Meeting 1

PG1.2 - Enforcement Strategy for Chapter 694, Signs, General of the Municipal Code

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend the City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 694, Signs, General, substantially in accordance with the draft amendments attached as Appendix 1 to the report (December 8, 2014) from the Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building. 

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary Bills for introduction in Council to implement Council's decision, subject to such stylistic and technical changes to the draft bills as may be required.

Public Notice Given

Committee Recommendations

The Planning and Growth Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council amend the City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 694, Signs, General, substantially in accordance with the draft amendments attached as Appendix 1 of the report (December 8, 2014) from the Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building; 

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary Bills for introduction in Council to implement the above recommendations, subject to such stylistic and technical changes to the draft bills as may be required.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 8, 2014) Report from the Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building on Enforcement Strategy for Chapter 694 of the Municipal Code
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-74366.pdf
(December 8, 2014) Appendix A - Proposed Amendments to Chapter 694, Signs, General
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-74367.pdf
Public Notice
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-74457.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 7, 2015) E-mail from Karin Sildam Eaton, Director, Government Relations, Sign Association of Canada (PG.New.PG1.2.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pg/comm/communicationfile-50575.pdf
(January 8, 2015) Letter from Michael Binetti, Affleck Green McMurtry, LLP, on behalf of Clear Channel Outdoor Company Canada (PG.New.PG1.2.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pg/comm/communicationfile-50577.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-11-2015 9:51 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PG1.2 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 34 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson

PG1.3 - Recommended Candidates for the Toronto Preservation Board

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the following individuals to the Toronto Preservation Board effective January 1, 2015 for a term coincident with Council or until their successors are appointed:

 

Robert Allsopp

Adriana Balen

Mary-Catherine Garden

Barbara McPhail

Rosa Milito

Bernard Rasch

Jennifer Reiger.

 

2.         City Council appoint Councillor Josh Matlow to the Toronto Preservation Board for a term of office until December 31, 2016 and until a successor is appointed.

 

The balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 8, 2014) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning remains confidential in its entirety in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees

Committee Recommendations

The Planning and Growth Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint the following individuals to the Toronto Preservation Board effective January 1, 2015 for a term coincident with Council or until their successors are appointed:

 

Robert Allsopp

Adriana Balen

Mary-Catherine Garden

Barbara McPhail

Rosa Milito

Bernard Rasch

Jennifer Reiger

Background Information (Committee)

(December 8, 2014) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on the Recommended Candidates for the Toronto Preservation Board
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-74400.pdf
(December 8, 2014) Confidential Attachment 1 - Recommended Candidates for the Toronto Preservation Board
Confidential Attachment 1 - Biographic Information Related to Recommended Candidates for the Toronto Preservation Board - made public on January 8, 2015
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-74727.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Reconsider Item moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That in accordance with Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council reconsider Item PG1.3.

Vote (Reconsider Item) Feb-10-2015 2:37 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - PG1.3 - Wong-Tam - Reconsider item
Total members that voted Yes: 40 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Pam McConnell, Anthony Perruzza

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That City Council appoint Councillor Josh Matlow to the Toronto Preservation Board for a term of office until December 31, 2016 and until a successor is appointed.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Feb-10-2015 2:39 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PG1.3 - Wong-Tam - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Pam McConnell, Anthony Perruzza

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-10-2015 2:40 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PG1.3 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Pam McConnell, Anthony Perruzza

PG1.4 - 99 Atlantic Avenue and 38-40 Hanna Avenue and 2-24A Liberty Street and 1 Snooker Street - Official Plan Amendment, Zoning Amendment, and Site Plan Applications - Request for Direction Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
19 - Trinity-Spadina

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor, together with City Planning staff and other appropriate staff, to attend the Ontario Municipal Board hearing in support of the offer of settlement for the property at 99 Atlantic Avenue, 38-40 Hanna Avenue, 2-24A Liberty Street and 1 Snooker Street as detailed in Attachment 1 to the supplementary report (February 9, 2014) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

2.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor, the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning together with appropriate staff to continue discussions with the applicant respecting a final version of the proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment.

Committee Recommendations

The Planning and Growth Management Committee submits this item to City Council without recommendation.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 15, 2014) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on 99 Atlantic Avenue and 38-40 Hanna Avenue and 2-24A Liberty Street and 1 Snooker Street - Official Plan Amendment, Zoning Amendment, and Site Plan Applications - Request for Direction Report - Notice of Pending Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-74420.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(February 9, 2015) Supplementary report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on 99 Atlantic Ave and 38-40 Hanna Avenue and 2-24A Liberty Street and 1 Snooker Street - Official Plan Amendment, Zoning Amendment, and Site Plan Applications - Request for Direction Report (PG1.4a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-76308.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following recommendations contained in the supplementary report (February 9, 2015) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning [PG1.4a]:

 

1.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor, together with City Planning staff and any other appropriate staff, to attend the Ontario Municipal Board hearing in support of the offer of settlement for the property at 99 Atlantic Avenue, 38-40 Hanna Avenue, 2-24A Liberty Street and 1 Snooker Street as detailed in Attachment 1.

 

2.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor, the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning together with appropriate staff to continue discussions with the applicant respecting a final version of the proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-11-2015 2:16 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PG1.4 - Shiner - motion 1 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 34 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, John Tory

Public Works and Infrastructure Committee - Meeting 1

PW1.3 - Managing Traffic Disruption on City-Led Construction Projects

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services, to use an extended construction work hours schedule for City-led construction projects, where appropriate, and after consultation with the local councillor(s), by road type as follows:

 

a.         24 hour - 7 days per week for:           

 

i.          expressways;

 

ii.         major roads where the work is not in close proximity to residential neighbourhoods; and

 

iii.        major roads where the project would be significantly disruptive to TTC streetcar service;

 

b.         overnight work for:

 

i.          major roads where the work is not in close proximity to residential neighbourhoods, the project allows the road to remain open and free of work during the day, where overnight work will start at 7:00 p.m. and end at 6:00 a.m. six days per week; and

 

c.         extended daily work hours for:

 

i.          major roads between 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday; and

 

ii.         local roads between 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

 

2.         City Council authorize the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services to report back to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee in the first quarter of 2016, on the outcome of various measures to mitigate traffic disruption implemented for 2015 construction projects, including:

 

a.         a summary of the net reduction in the duration of construction;

 

b.         capital cost impacts;

 

c.         operational issues which may have surfaced;

 

d.         traffic impact analysis; and

 

e.         recommendations of schedule options for future construction projects.

 

3.         City Council direct the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services, in consultation with the General Manager, Transportation Services, the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management and the City Solicitor, to report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee in the second quarter of 2015 on the construction contract terms and conditions which may provide contractors working within the municipal rights-of-way with incentives to complete projects early and/or additional financial penalties for causing delays in the completion of construction projects.

 

4.         City Council direct the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services, the General Manager, Transportation Services, the General Manager, Toronto Water and the Director, Strategic Communications, to develop and implement an integrated public awareness and education program to inform the public about ways in which they can learn about the location and timing of construction and options they can take to minimize the effects of that disruption; and City Council direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services to report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on a detailed communication strategy by the third quarter of 2015, including an update on the new comprehensive policy/guideline for ensuring the protection of cyclists in construction areas.

 

5.         City Council direct staff to:

 

a.         issue a general complaint to the Province of Ontario – Ministry of Consumer Services regarding the non-compliance under the Underground Infrastructure Notification Systems Act by utility companies and the associated protracted delays in securing utility locates for City-led construction projects;

 

b.         request the Province to provide information on when/how compliance will be met to assist City staff in mitigating construction-related traffic disruption; and

 

c.         communicate to the Province of Ontario a request to mandate that utility companies operating with the City of Toronto form a Locate Alliance Consortia (LAC) wherein a single service provider would be engaged to provide utility locates on behalf of all member utility companies.

 

6.         City Council direct the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services, in consultation with the General Manager, Transportation Services to report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee in the second quarter of 2015 on the use of:

 

a.         Traffic Management Plans;

 

b.         Street Occupancy Approvals; and

 

c.         Portable Traffic Cameras.

Committee Recommendations

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council direct the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services, to use an extended construction work hours schedule for City-led construction projects, where appropriate, and after consultation with the local councillor/s, by road type as follows:

 

a.         24 hour - 7 days per week for:           

 

i.          expressways;

 

ii.         major roads where the work is not in close proximity to residential neighbourhoods; and

 

iii.        major roads where the project would be significantly disruptive to TTC streetcar service;

 

b.         overnight work for:

 

i.          major roads where the work is not in close proximity to residential neighbourhoods, the project allows the road to remain open and free of work during the day, where overnight work will start at 7:00 p.m. and end at 6:00 a.m. six days per week;

 

c.         extended daily work hours for:

 

i.          major roads between 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday; and

 

ii.         local roads between 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

 

2.         City Council authorize the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services to report back to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee in the first quarter of 2016, on the outcome of various measures to mitigate traffic disruption implemented for 2015 construction projects, including:

 

a.         a summary of the net reduction in the duration of construction;

 

b.         capital cost impacts;

 

c.         operational issues which may have surfaced;

 

d.         traffic impact analysis; and

 

e.         recommendations of schedule options for future construction projects.

 

3.         City Council direct the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services, in consultation with the General Manager, Transportation Services, the Director of Purchasing and Material Management and the City Solicitor to report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee in the second quarter of 2015 on the construction contract terms and conditions which may provide contractors working within the municipal rights-of-way with incentives to complete projects early and/or additional financial penalties for causing delays in the completion of construction projects.

 

4.         City Council direct the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services, the General Manager, Transportation Services, the General Manager, Toronto Water and the Director, Strategic Communications, to develop and implement an integrated public awareness and education program to inform the public about ways in which they can learn about the location and timing of construction and options they can take to minimize the effects of that disruption; that the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services be requested to report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on a detailed communication strategy by the third quarter of 2015, including an update on the new comprehensive policy/guideline for ensuring the protection of cyclists in construction areas.

 

5.         City Council direct staff to:

 

a.         issue a general complaint to the Province of Ontario – Ministry of Consumer Services regarding the non-compliance under the Underground Infrastructure Notification Systems Act by utility companies and the associated protracted delays in securing utility locates for City-led construction projects;

 

b.         request the Province to provide information on when/how compliance will be met to assist City staff in mitigating construction-related traffic disruption; and

 

c.         communicate to the Province of Ontario a request to mandate that utility companies operating with the City of Toronto form a Locate Alliance Consortia (LAC) wherein a single service provider would be engaged to provide utility locates on behalf of all member utility companies.

 

6.         City Council direct the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services, in consultation with the General Manager, Transportation Services to report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee in the second quarter of 2015 on the use of:

 

a.         Traffic Management Plans;

 

b.         Street Occupancy Approvals; and,

 

c.         Portable Traffic Cameras.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 16, 2014) Report from the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services on Managing Traffic Disruption on City-Led Construction Projects
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-74394.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 4, 2015) E-mail from Hamish Wilson (PW.New.1.3.1)
(January 4, 2015) E-mail from Hamish Wilson (PW.New.1.3.2)
(January 5, 2015) E-mail from Grant Humes, Executive Director, Toronto Financial District BIA (PW.New.1.3.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pw/comm/communicationfile-50564.pdf
(January 5, 2015) E-mail from Maureen Sirois, Chair, The Eglinton Way BIA (PW.New.1.3.4)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pw/comm/communicationfile-50565.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(January 26, 2015) Submission from Andy Manahan, Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario - article from the Daily Commercial News (CC.Main.PW1.3.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/comm/communicationfile-50823.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-11-2015 9:46 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PW1.3 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 29 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 16 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, John Tory

PW1.6 - Policy for Accepting Potentially Contaminated Lands to be Conveyed to the City under the Planning Act

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt the "Policy for Accepting Potentially Contaminated Lands to be Conveyed to the City under the Planning Act, January 2015" as set out in Attachment 1 to the report (December 16, 2014) from the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services.

Committee Recommendations

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council adopt the "Policy for Accepting Potentially Contaminated Lands to be Conveyed to the City under the Planning Act, January 2015" as set out in Attachment 1 to the report from the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 16, 2014) Report and attachments 1 and 2, from the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services on a Policy for Accepting Potentially Contaminated Lands to be Conveyed to the City under the Planning Act
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-74422.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 5, 2015) E-mail from Danielle Chin, Senior Planner, Policy and Government Relations, Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) (PW.New.1.6.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pw/comm/communicationfile-50567.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-11-2015 2:13 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PW1.6 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 14 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, John Tory

Striking Committee - Meeting 2

ST2.1 - Appointment to fill a Council Member Vacancy on the Toronto Hydro Corporation Board of Directors

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Paul Ainslie to the Toronto Hydro Corporation Board of Directors for a term of office until December 31, 2016 and until a successor is appointed.

Committee Recommendations

The Striking Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Paul Ainslie to the Toronto Hydro Corporation Board of Directors for a term of office until December 31, 2016 and until a successor is appointed.

Background Information (Committee)

(January 12, 2015) Report from the City Clerk on Appointment to fill a Council Member Vacancy on the Toronto Hydro Corporation Board of Directors
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-74679.pdf
Revised Attachment 1 - Members' preferences for appointment to Toronto Hydro Corporation Board of Directors
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-74786.pdf
Attachment 1 - Members' preferences for appointment to Toronto Hydro Corporation Board of Directors
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-74606.pdf
Attachment 2 - Resignation letter from Councillor Vincent Crisanti
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-74678.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 14, 2015) Letter from Councillor Paul Ainslie, Ward 43, Scarborough East, regarding appointment to the Toronto Hydro Corporation Board of Directors (ST.Supp.ST2.1.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/st/comm/communicationfile-50695.pdf

ST2.2 - Council Appointments to the Canadian National Exhibition Association, Municipal Section and Board of Directors

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Maria Augimeri to the Canadian National Exhibition Association, Municipal Section for a term of office until November 30, 2015 and until a successor is appointed.

  

2.         City Council appoint the following Members of Council to the Canadian National Exhibition Association, Board of Directors for a term of office until November 30, 2015 and until successors are appointed:

 

Councillor Maria Augimeri

Councillor Christin Carmichael Greb.

Committee Recommendations

The Striking Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Maria Augimeri to the Canadian National Exhibition Association, Municipal Section for a term of office until November 30, 2015 and until a successor is appointed.

  

2.         City Council appoint the following Members of Council to the Canadian National Exhibition Association, Board of Directors for a term of office until November 30, 2015 and until successors are appointed:

 

Councillor Maria Augimeri

Councillor Christin Carmichael Greb.

Background Information (Committee)

(January 12, 2015) Report from the City Clerk on Council Appointments to the Canadian National Exhibition Association, Municipal Section and Board of Directors
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-74683.pdf
Revised Attachment 1 - Members' preferences for appointment to the Canadian National Exhibition, Association Municipal Section and the Board of Directors
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-74801.pdf
Attachment 1 - Members' preferences for appointment to the Canadian National Exhibition, Association Municipal Section and the Board of Directors
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-74607.pdf
Attachment 2 - Resignation letter from Councillor Vincent Crisanti
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-74684.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 14, 2015) Letter from Councillor Justin J. Di Ciano, Ward 5, Etobicoke -Lakeshore advising that he has resigned from the Canadian National Exhibition Association, Board of Directors (ST.Supp.ST2.2.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/st/comm/communicationfile-50696.pdf
(January 14, 2015) Letter from Councillor Justin J. Di Ciano, Ward 5, Etobicoke -Lakeshore advising that he has resigned from the Canadian National Exhibition Association, Municipal Section (ST.New.ST2.2.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/st/comm/communicationfile-50712.pdf

Etobicoke York Community Council - Meeting 3

EY3.1 - Final Report - 3879 Bloor Street West - Draft Plan of Common Elements Condominium and Part Lot Control Exemption Applications

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
5 - Etobicoke-Lakeshore

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         In accordance with the delegated approval under By-law 229-2000, as amended, City Council be advised that the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning intends to approve the Draft Plan of Common Elements Condominium for the lands at 3879 Bloor Street West, as generally illustrated on Attachment 1 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, subject to:

 

            a.         the conditions as generally listed in Attachment 2 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, which except as otherwise noted, must be fulfilled prior to the release of the Plan of Condominium for registration; and

 

            b.         any such revisions to the proposed condominium plan or any such additional or modified conditions as the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning may deem to be appropriate to address matters arising from the on-going technical review of this development.

 

2.         City Council enact a Part Lot Control Exemption By-law with respect to the subject lands at 3879 Bloor Street West as generally illustrated on Attachment 3 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, to be prepared to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and to expire two years following enactment by City Council.

 

3.         City Council require the owner to provide proof of payment of all current property taxes for the subject lands to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, prior to the enactment of the Part Lot Control Exemption By-law.

 

4.         Prior to the introduction of the Part Lot Control Exemption Bill, City Council require the owner to register, to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, a Section 118 Restriction under the Land Titles Act agreeing not to transfer or charge any part of the lands without the written consent of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning or her designate.

 

5.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to take the necessary steps to release the Section 118 Restriction from title at such time as confirmation is received that the Common Elements Condominium has been registered.

 

6.         City Council authorize and direct the City Solicitor to register the Part Lot Control Exemption By-law on title.

 

7.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Part Lot Control Exemption By-law as may be required.

Public Notice Given

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990

Community Council Recommendations

Etobicoke York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         In accordance with the delegated approval under By-law 229-2000, as amended, City Council be advised that the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning intends to approve the Draft Plan of Common Elements Condominium for the lands at 3879 Bloor Street West, as generally illustrated on Attachment 1 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, subject to:

 

            a.         the conditions as generally listed in Attachment 2 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, which except as otherwise noted, must be fulfilled prior to the release of the Plan of Condominium for registration; and

 

            b.         any such revisions to the proposed condominium plan or any such additional or modified conditions as the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning may deem to be appropriate to address matters arising from the on-going technical review of this development.

 

2.         City Council enact a Part Lot Control Exemption By-law with respect to the subject lands at 3879 Bloor Street West as generally illustrated on Attachment 3 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, to be prepared to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and to expire two years following enactment by City Council.

 

3.         City Council require the owner to provide proof of payment of all current property taxes for the subject lands to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, prior to the enactment of the Part Lot Control Exemption By-law.

 

4.         Prior to the introduction of the Part Lot Control Exemption Bill, City Council require the owner to register, to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, a Section 118 Restriction under the Land Titles Act agreeing not to transfer or charge any part of the lands without the written consent of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning or her designate.

 

5.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to take the necessary steps to release the Section 118 Restriction from title at such time as confirmation is received that the Common Elements Condominium has been registered.

 

6.         City Council authorize and direct the City Solicitor to register the Part Lot Control Exemption By-law on title.

 

7.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Part Lot Control Exemption By-law as may be required.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 15, 2014) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, regarding 3879 Bloor Street West - Draft Plan of Common Elements - Condominium and Part Lot Control Exemption Applications - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74203.pdf

EY3.2 - Final Report - 1144 Islington Avenue - Draft Plan of Common Elements Condominium Application

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
5 - Etobicoke-Lakeshore

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         In accordance with the delegated approval under By-law 229-2000, City Council be advised that the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning intends to approve the Draft Plan of Common Elements Condominium, as generally illustrated on Attachment 1 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, subject to:

 

a.         the conditions as generally listed in Attachment 2 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, which except as otherwise noted, must be fulfilled prior to the release of the Plan of Condominium for registration; and

 

b.         any such revisions to the proposed condominium plan or any such additional or modified conditions as the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning may deem to be appropriate to address matters arising from the on-going technical review of this development. 

Public Notice Given

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990

Community Council Recommendations

Etobicoke York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         In accordance with the delegated approval under By-law 229-2000, City Council be advised that the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning intends to approve the Draft Plan of Common Elements Condominium, as generally illustrated on Attachment 1 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, subject to:

 

a.         the conditions as generally listed in Attachment 2 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, which except as otherwise noted, must be fulfilled prior to the release of the Plan of Condominium for registration; and

 

b.         any such revisions to the proposed condominium plan or any such additional or modified conditions as the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning may deem to be appropriate to address matters arising from the on-going technical review of this development. 

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 15, 2014) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District regarding 1144 Islington Avenue - Draft Plan of Common Elements Condominium Application - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74312.pdf

EY3.3 - Final Report - 3-29 and 37-55 Ypres Road, 1-11 George Brownlee Court and 306B and 308A Kane Street (Formerly 55 Ypres Road) (Lots 2-11, 13-23, 25-38, 41 and 42 Plan 66M-2517) - Part Lot Control Exemption Application

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
12 - York South-Weston

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council enact a Part Lot Control Exemption By-law with respect to the subject lands at 3-29 and 37-55 Ypres Road, 1-11 George Brownlee Court and 306B and 308A Kane Street (Lots 2-11, 13-23, 25-38, 41 and 42 Plan 66M-2517) as generally illustrated on Attachment 1 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, to be prepared to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and to expire two years following enactment by City Council.

 

2.         City Council require the owner to provide proof of payment of all current property taxes for the subject lands to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, prior to the enactment of the Part Lot Control Exemption By-law.

 

3.         City Council authorize and direct the City Solicitor to register the Part Lot Control Exemption By-law on title.

 

4.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Part Lot Control Exemption By-law as may be required.

Community Council Recommendations

Etobicoke York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council enact a Part Lot Control Exemption By-law with respect to the subject lands at 3-29 and 37-55 Ypres Road, 1-11 George Brownlee Court and 306B and 308A Kane Street (Lots 2-11, 13-23, 25-38, 41 and 42 Plan 66M-2517) as generally illustrated on Attachment 1 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, to be prepared to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and to expire two years following enactment by City Council.

 

2.         City Council require the owner to provide proof of payment of all current property taxes for the subject lands to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, prior to the enactment of the Part Lot Control Exemption By-law.

 

3.         City Council authorize and direct the City Solicitor to register the Part Lot Control Exemption By-law on title.

 

4.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Part Lot Control Exemption By-law as may be required.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 15, 2014) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, regarding 3-29 and 37-55 Ypres Road, 1-11 George Brownlee Court and 306B and 308A Kane Street (Formerly 55 Ypres Road) (Lots 2-11, 13-23, 25-38, 41 and 42 Plan 66M-2517) - Part Lot Control Exemption Application - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74221.pdf

EY3.5 - Request for Direction Report - 4780 Eglinton Avenue West - Zoning By-law Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision and Site Plan Control Applications

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
4 - Etobicoke Centre

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor and other appropriate staff to attend the Ontario Municipal Board hearing for the lands at 4780 Eglinton Avenue West as necessary in support of the settlement of the appeals as outlined in the report (January 9, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, and to take the appropriate actions to implement the settlement.

 

2.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to seek instruction from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning pursuant to Chapter 415-18.1 of the Municipal Code, as amended, for the purpose of attendance at the Ontario Municipal Board with respect to related modifications to the proposed Draft Plan of Subdivision and appropriate conditions of subdivision approval, including conditions relating to site servicing.

 

3.         In the event the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) allows the appeals, in whole or in part, City Council direct the City Solicitor to request the OMB to withhold its Order on the Zoning By-law Amendment pending:           

 

a.         Receipt of confirmation from the City Solicitor that the final form of the Site Specific Zoning By-law amending the former City of Etobicoke Zoning Code is to the satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning and the City Solicitor; 

 

b.         The submission of a Vehicle Trip Generation Summary to the satisfaction of the General Manager, Transportation Services;

 

c.         The submission of a Functional Servicing Report to the satisfaction of the Executive Director of Engineering and Construction Services;

 

d.         The Owner making satisfactory arrangements with Engineering and Construction Services for the construction of any improvements to the municipal infrastructure, should it be determined that upgrades are required to the infrastructure to support this development, according to the Functional Servicing Report to be accepted by the Executive Director of Engineering and Construction Services; and           

 

e.         The Owner entering into a Section 37 Agreement with the City for the purpose of securing community benefits as determined by the Owner, City Planning staff and the Ward Councillor.

 

4.         In the event the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) allows the appeals, in whole or in part, City Council direct the City Solicitor to request that the OMB withhold its Order on the Site Plan Control application pending the following matters being addressed:

 

a.         The Conditions of Site Plan Approval being finalized to the satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning; and

 

b.         The applicant entering into and registering a Site Plan Agreement pursuant to Section 114 of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 with such Agreement to include the Conditions of Site Plan Approval.

 

5.         In the event the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) allows the appeals, in whole or in part, City Council direct the City Solicitor to request that the OMB include standard Draft Plan of Subdivision Conditions in any approval of the Draft Plan of Subdivision application to address the technical requirements of the development including among other matters, the construction of streets and services, tree protection and planting, and grading as determined by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

6.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor and any other City staff to take such actions as necessary to give effect to Council's decision.

Community Council Recommendations

Etobicoke York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor and other appropriate staff to attend the Ontario Municipal Board hearing for the lands at 4780 Eglinton Avenue West as necessary in support of the settlement of the appeals as outlined in the report (January 9, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, and to take the appropriate actions to implement the settlement.

 

2.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to seek instruction from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning pursuant to Chapter 415-18.1 of the Municipal Code, as amended, for the purpose of attendance at the Ontario Municipal Board with respect to related modifications to the proposed Draft Plan of Subdivision and appropriate conditions of subdivision approval, including conditions relating to site servicing.

 

3.         In the event the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) allows the appeals, in whole or in part, City Council direct the City Solicitor to request the OMB to withhold its Order on the Zoning By-law Amendment pending:           

 

a.         Receipt of confirmation from the City Solicitor that the final form of the Site Specific Zoning By-law amending the former City of Etobicoke Zoning Code is to the satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning and the City Solicitor. 

 

b.         The submission of a Vehicle Trip Generation Summary to the satisfaction of the General Manager, Transportation Services.

 

c.         The submission of a Functional Servicing Report to the satisfaction of the Executive Director of Engineering and Construction Services.

 

d.         The Owner making satisfactory arrangements with Engineering and Construction Services for the construction of any improvements to the municipal infrastructure, should it be determined that upgrades are required to the infrastructure to support this development, according to the Functional Servicing Report to be accepted by the Executive Director of Engineering and Construction Services.           

 

e.         The Owner entering into a Section 37 Agreement with the City for the purpose of securing community benefits as determined by the Owner, City Planning staff and the Ward Councillor.

 

4.         In the event the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) allows the appeals, in whole or in part, City Council direct the City Solicitor to request that the OMB withhold its Order on the Site Plan Control application pending the following matters being addressed:

 

a.         The Conditions of Site Plan Approval being finalized to the satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

b.         The applicant entering into and registering a Site Plan Agreement pursuant to Section 114 of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 with such Agreement to include the Conditions of Site Plan Approval.

 

5.         In the event the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) allows the appeals, in whole or in part, City Council direct the City Solicitor to request that the OMB include standard Draft Plan of Subdivision Conditions in any approval of the Draft Plan of Subdivision application to address the technical requirements of the development including among other matters, the construction of streets and services, tree protection and planting, and grading as determined by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

6.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor and any other City staff to take such actions as necessary to give effect to the Recommendations of the report (January 9, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District.

Background Information (Community Council)

(January 9, 2015) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District, regarding a Request for Direction Report - 4780 Eglinton Avenue West - Zoning By-law Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision and Site Plan Control Applications
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74669.pdf
(December 15, 2014) Placeholder Report from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District regarding 4780 Eglinton Avenue West - Zoning By-law Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision and Site Plan Control Applications
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74281.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(January 12, 2015) Letter from Bruce C. Ketcheson, Ritchie Ketcheson Hart & Biggart (EY.New.EY3.5.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/comm/communicationfile-50633.pdf

EY3.22 - Two-Way Left-Turn Only Lane - Evans Avenue between Gair Drive and a point west of Brown's Line

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
6 - Etobicoke-Lakeshore

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the enactment of a two-way left-turn only lane regulation on Evans Avenue between Gair Drive and a point 96 metres west of Brown's Line.

Community Council Recommendations

Etobicoke York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the enactment of a two-way left-turn only lane regulation on Evans Avenue between Gair Drive and a point 96 metres west of Brown's Line.

Background Information (Community Council)

(November 25, 2014) Report from the Director, Transportation Services - Etobicoke York District, regarding Two-Way Left-Turn Only Lane - Evans Avenue between Gair Drive and a point west of Brown's Line
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-73990.pdf
Attachment 1 - Area Map; Attachment 2 - Proposed Pavement Marking and Signage Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74008.pdf

EY3.23 - Left Turn Prohibition - Park Lawn Road at 150 Park Lawn Road

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
5 - Etobicoke-Lakeshore

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the enactment of a "No Left Turn, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., Monday to Friday" restriction for northbound traffic on Park Lawn Road at the driveway access to 150 Park Lawn Road, approximately 145 metres south of The Queensway. 

Community Council Recommendations

Etobicoke York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the enactment of a “No Left Turn, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., Monday to Friday” restriction for northbound traffic on Park Lawn Road at the driveway access to 150 Park Lawn Road, approximately 145 metres south of The Queensway. 

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 8, 2014) Report from the Director, Transportation Services - Etobicoke York District regarding a Left Turn Prohibition - Park Lawn Road at 150 Park Lawn Road
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74361.pdf
Attachment 1 - Map
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74362.pdf

EY3.40 - Parking Amendments - Weston Road between Sunnybrae Crescent and Bartonville Avenue West

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
11 - York South-Weston

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve rescinding the "One Hour Parking from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday" regulation on the west side of Weston Road between Sunnybrae Crescent and Bartonville Avenue West.

Community Council Recommendations

Etobicoke York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve rescinding the “One Hour Parking from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday” regulation on the west side of Weston Road between Sunnybrae Crescent and Bartonville Avenue West.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 9, 2014) Report from the Director, Transportation Services - Etobicoke York District regarding Parking Amendments - Weston Road between Sunnybrae Crescent and Bartonville Avenue West
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74384.pdf
Attachment 1 - Map
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74385.pdf

EY3.41 - Accessible Parking Spaces - Etobicoke York District - January 2015 (Non-Delegated)

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
17 - Davenport

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the installation/removal of on-street accessible parking spaces at the locations identified in Appendix A attached to the report (December 12, 2014) from the Director, Transportation Services, Etobicoke York District.

Community Council Recommendations

Etobicoke York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the installation/removal of on-street accessible parking spaces at the locations identified in Appendix A attached to the report dated December 12, 2014, from the Director, Transportation Services, Etobicoke York District.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 12, 2014) Report from the Director, Transportation Services, Etobicoke York District, regarding Accessible Parking Spaces - Etobicoke York District - January 2015 (Non-Delegated)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74430.pdf

EY3.43 - Appointment of Members of Council to the Etobicoke York Community Preservation Panel

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
1 - Etobicoke North, 2 - Etobicoke North, 3 - Etobicoke Centre, 4 - Etobicoke Centre, 5 - Etobicoke-Lakeshore, 6 - Etobicoke-Lakeshore, 7 - York West, 11 - York South-Weston, 12 - York South-Weston, 13 - Parkdale-High Park, 17 - Davenport

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Sarah Doucette to the Etobicoke York Community Preservation Panel for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed.

Community Council Recommendations

Etobicoke York Community Council recommends that: 

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Sarah Doucette to the Etobicoke York Community Preservation Panel for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 12, 2014) Report from the City Clerk regarding the Appointment of Members of Council to the Etobicoke York Community Preservation Panel
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74176.pdf

EY3.44 - Appointment of Members of Council to Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Humber and Etobicoke-Mimico Watersheds Committees

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
1 - Etobicoke North, 2 - Etobicoke North, 3 - Etobicoke Centre, 4 - Etobicoke Centre, 5 - Etobicoke-Lakeshore, 6 - Etobicoke-Lakeshore, 7 - York West, 11 - York South-Weston, 12 - York South-Weston, 13 - Parkdale-High Park, 17 - Davenport

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint:

 

            a.         Councillor Sarah Doucette to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Humber Watershed Alliance for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed; and

 

            b.         Councillor Justin J. Di Ciano to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Etobicoke-Mimico Watersheds Coalition for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed.

Community Council Recommendations

Etobicoke York Community Council recommends that: 

 

1.         City Council appoint:

 

            a.         Councillor Sarah Doucette to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Humber Watershed Alliance for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed; and

 

            b.         Councillor Justin Di Ciano to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Etobicoke-Mimico Watersheds Coalition for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 12, 2014) Report from the City Clerk regarding the Appointment of Members of Council to Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Humber and Etobicoke-Mimico Watersheds Committees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74179.pdf

EY3.53 - Phase 1 Status Report- City Initiated Humbertown Secondary Plan Study

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
4 - Etobicoke Centre

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council determine that Phase 1 of the work is sufficient to meet its October 2013 direction to undertake a comprehensive review of the potential Humbertown Secondary Plan Area, and City Council direct City Planning staff to:

 

a.         Prepare a Site and Area Specific Policy for the Apartment Neighbourhoods designated land within the Study Area having regard for policy direction and clarity on:

 

i. height and density;

ii. urban design;

iii. traffic;

iv. transportation infrastructure;

v. community services and facilities; and

vi. rental housing supply and rehabilitation; and

 

to bring forward a City initiated Official Plan Amendment to implement the site and Area Specific Policy for a Public Meeting under the Planning Act.

 

b.         Report back to the Etobicoke York Community Council on the results of the work done by City staff by the third quarter of 2015; and

 

c.         Prior to the preparation and introduction of the Site and Area Specific Policy, undertake a public consultation program comprised of local residents, landowners, community associations and the Ward Councillor.

Community Council Recommendations

Etobicoke York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council determine that Phase 1 of the work is sufficient to meet its October 2013 direction to undertake a comprehensive review of the potential Humbertown Secondary Plan Area, and City Planning staff be directed to:

 

a.         Prepare a Site and Area Specific Policy for the Apartment Neighbourhoods designated land within the Study Area as described in this report and bring forward a City initiated Official Plan Amendment to implement the Site and Area Specific Policy for a Public Meeting under the Planning Act.

 

b.         Report back to Etobicoke York Community Council on the results of the work done by City staff by the first quarter of 2015.

 

c.         Prior to the preparation and introduction of the Site and Area Specific Policy, undertake a public consultation program comprised of local residents, landowners, community associations and the Ward Councillor.

Background Information (Community Council)

(January 12, 2015) Letter from Councillor John Campbell, Ward 4, Etobicoke Centre regarding the Phase 1 Status Report- City Initiated Humbertown Secondary Plan Study
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74703.pdf
(July 24, 2014) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Etobicoke York District regarding the City Initiated Humbertown Secondary Plan Study - Phase 1 Status Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ey/bgrd/backgroundfile-74704.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(February 1, 2015) E-mail from Jeremy Skinner (CC.Main.EY3.53.1)
(February 5, 2015) E-mail from Ivana Hrabak, President, Royal York Gardens Tenants' Association (CC.Supp.EY3.53.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/comm/communicationfile-51003.pdf
(February 9, 2015) E-mail from David Cox (CC.New.EY3.53.3)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor John Campbell (Carried)

That Etobicoke York Community Council Recommendation 1 be amended as follows:

 

1.  in Part a. delete the words "as described in this report and" and replace them with the words "having regard for policy direction and clarity on i. height and density; ii. urban design; iii. traffic; iv. transportation infrastructure; v. community services and facilities; and vi. rental housing supply and rehabilitation" so that 1.a. now reads:

 

a.  Prepare a Site and Area Specific Policy for the Apartment Neighbourhoods designated land within the Study Area having regard for policy direction and clarity on:

 

i. height and density;

ii. urban design;

iii. traffic;

iv. transportation infrastructure;

v. community services and facilities; and

vi. rental housing supply and rehabilitation; and

 

to bring forward a City initiated Official Plan Amendment to implement the site and Area Specific Policy for a Public Meeting under the Planning Act.

 

2.   in Part b. delete the word "first" and replace it with the word "third" so that 1.b. now reads:

 

b.  Report back to Etobicoke York Community Council on the results of the work done by City staff by the third quarter of 2015.

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-11-2015 5:09 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EY3.53 - Campbell - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Jaye Robinson, John Tory

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

North York Community Council - Meeting 3

NY3.7 - Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Enter Into a Heritage Easement Agreement - 262 Bessborough Drive

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
26 - Don Valley West

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the proposed alterations, substantially in accordance with the Conservation Management Plan prepared by ERA Architects Inc. dated December 16, 2014, subject to the following conditions:

 

a.         That prior to the issuance of any heritage permit the owner shall:

 

i.          Provide full building permit drawings, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the Conservation Management Plan dated December 16, 2014, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

ii.         Provide a Letter of Credit, indexed annually, in a form and amount satisfactory to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services to secure all work included in the December 16, 2014, Conservation Management Plan;

 

b.         That prior to the issuance of a heritage permit for the alterations as set out in the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, the owner shall have an executed and registered on title a Heritage Easement Agreement with the City for the property at 262 Bessborough Drive prior to severance; and

 

c.         That prior to the release of the Letter of Credit, the owner shall provide a letter of substantial completion prepared and signed by a qualified heritage consultant confirming that the conservation work has been completed in accordance with the December 16, 2014, Conservation Management Plan and has maintained an appropriate standard of conservation, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services.

 

2.         City Council authorize the execution of a Heritage Easement Agreement under Section 37 of the Ontario Heritage Act with the owner of the property at 262 Bessborough Drive.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the necessary bill in Council authorizing the entering into of a Heritage Easement Agreement for the property at 262 Bessborough Drive.

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the proposed alterations, substantially in accordance with the Conservation Management Plan prepared by ERA Architects Inc. dated December 16, 2014, subject to the following conditions:

 

a.         That prior to the issuance of any heritage permit the owner shall:

 

i.          Provide full building permit drawings, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the Conservation Management Plan dated December 16, 2014, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

ii.         Provide a Letter of Credit, indexed annually, in a form and amount satisfactory to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services to secure all work included in the December 16, 2014, Conservation Management Plan; and

 

b.         That prior to the issuance of a heritage permit for the alterations as set out in the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, the owner shall have an executed and registered on title a Heritage Easement Agreement with the City for the property at 262 Bessborough Drive prior to severance; and

 

c.         That prior to the release of the Letter of Credit, the owner shall provide a letter of substantial completion prepared and signed by a qualified heritage consultant confirming that the conservation work has been completed in accordance with the December 16, 2014, Conservation Management Plan and has maintained an appropriate standard of conservation, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services.

 

2.         City Council grant authority for the execution of a Heritage Easement Agreement under Section 37 of the Ontario Heritage Act with the owner of the property at 262 Bessborough Drive.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the necessary bill in Council authorizing the entering into of a Heritage Easement Agreement for the property at 262 Bessborough Drive.

Background Information (Community Council)

(January 5, 2015) Report from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division on Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Enter Into a Heritage Easement Agreement for 262 Bessborough Drive
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74621.pdf
Attachment 1 - Location Map and Photo - 262 Bessborough Drive
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74622.pdf
Attachment 2 - Site Plan and Grading Plan - 262 Bessborough Drive
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74601.pdf
Attachment 3 - Streetscape Elevation and Site Section North South from (Lot 1 to Lot 3) - 262 Bessborough Drive
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74602.pdf
Attachment 4 - Landscape Plan - 262 Bessborough Drive
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74603.pdf
(December 9, 2014) Notice of Pending Report from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division on Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Enter Into a Heritage Easement Agreement for 262 Bessborough Drive
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74604.pdf

7a - Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Enter Into a Heritage Easement Agreement - 262 Bessborough Drive

Background Information (Community Council)
(January 9, 2015) Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board on Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Enter Into a Heritage Easement Agreement -262 Bessborough Drive
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74701.pdf
Attachment - Submission from Andrew Pruss, ERA Architects Inc.
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74702.pdf

NY3.8 - Exercise of Delegated Authority by the Chief Planner under the City of Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 103, Heritage - Demolition of a Designated Heritage Property - 172 Finch Avenue West

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
23 - Willowdale

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council receive the report (December 23, 2014) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, as a Notice of Refusal was issued on November 17, 2014.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate City Staff to attend the Ontario Municipal Board hearing in support of the Chief Planner and Executive Director's refusal of the application for demolition under Section 34 of the Ontario Heritage Act for the property at 172 Finch Avenue West.

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council receive the report (December 23, 2014) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division, as a Notice of Refusal was issued on November 17, 2014.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate City Staff to attend the Ontario Municipal Board hearing in support of the Chief Planner and Executive Director's refusal of the application for demolition under Section 34 of the Ontario Heritage Act for the property at 172 Finch Avenue West.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 23, 2014) Report from the Chief Planner & Executive Director, City Planning Division on Exercise of Delegated Authority by the Chief Planner under the City of Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 103, Heritage - Demolition of a Designated Heritage Property - 172 Finch Avenue West
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74345.pdf

8a - Exercise of Delegated Authority by the Chief Planner under the City of Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 103, Heritage - Demolition of a Designated Heritage Property - 172 Finch Avenue West

Background Information (Community Council)
(January 9, 2015) Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board on Exercise of Delegated Authority by the Chief Planner under the City of Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 103, Heritage - Demolition of a Designated Heritage Property - 172 Finch Avenue West
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74700.pdf

NY3.11 - Installation of Traffic Control Signals - Steeles Avenue West, approximately 350 metres west of Keele Street

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
8 - York West

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the installation of traffic control signals on Steeles Avenue West, approximately 350 metres west of Keele Street.

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the installation of traffic control signals on Steeles Avenue West, approximately 350 metres west of Keele Street.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 11, 2014) Report form the Director, Transportation Services, North York District on the Installation of Traffic Control Signals at Steeles Avenue West, approximately 350 metres west of Keele Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74340.pdf
Attachment 1 - Map - 2300 Steeles Avenue West - Traffic Control Signals
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74341.pdf
Attachment 2 - Map - 2300 Steeles Avenue West - Intersection Layout
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74342.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(January 9, 2015) Letter from Matias de Dovitiis, Dufferin Finch Business Improvement Area (Dufferin Finch BIA) (NY.New.NY3.11.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/comm/communicationfile-50641.pdf

NY3.14 - Traffic Control Signal - Jane Street and Hullmar Drive

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
8 - York West

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the installation of traffic control signals at the intersection of Jane Street and Hullmar Drive.

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the installation of traffic control signals at the intersection of Jane Street and Hullmar Drive.

 

Background Information (Community Council)

Report from the Director, Transportation Services, North York District on a Traffic Control Signal on Jane Street and Hullmar Drive
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74375.pdf
Attachment 1 - Map - Traffic Control Signal - Jane Street and Hullmar Drive
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74376.pdf

NY3.32 - Designation of Fire Routes and amendment to Chapter 880 - Fire Routes - 2130 Bayview Avenue, 121 McMahon Drive, 120 Harrison Garden Boulevard, 1133 Leslie Street, 1135 Leslie Street, 1155 Leslie Street

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
24 - Willowdale, 25 - Don Valley West

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council designate part or those parts of the private road or roads shown on the site plan filed with the Fire Chief in respect of the municipal addresses set out below, as fire routes pursuant to City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 880 - Fire Routes:

 

a.         2130 Bayview Avenue

b.         121 McMahon Drive

c.         120 Harrison Garden Boulevard

d.         1133 Leslie Street

e.         1135 Leslie Street

f.          1155 Leslie Street

 

2.         City Council authorize the Fire Chief and City Solicitor to take the appropriate action to make a designated Fire Route.

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council designate part or those parts of the private road or roads shown on the site plan filed with the Fire Chief in respect of the municipal addresses set out below, as fire routes pursuant to City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 880 - Fire Routes:

 

a.         2130 Bayview Avenue

b.         121 McMahon Drive

c.         120 Harrison Garden Boulevard

d.         1133 Leslie Street

e.         1135 Leslie Street

f.          1155 Leslie Street

 

2.         City Council authorize the Fire Chief and City Solicitor to take the appropriate action to make a designated Fire Route.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 15, 2014) Report from the Fire Chief and General Manager, Toronto Fire Services on Designation of Fire Routes and amendment to Chapter 880 - Fire Routes - 2130 Bayview Avenue, 121 McMahon Drive, 120 Harrison Garden Boulevard, 1133 Leslie Street, 1135 Leslie Street, 1155 Leslie Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74343.pdf
Attachment - Amendment of Chapter 880 Fire Routes
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74344.pdf

NY3.34 - Recommended Candidates to the North York Community Preservation Panel

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
8 - York West, 9 - York Centre, 10 - York Centre, 15 - Eglinton-Lawrence, 16 - Eglinton-Lawrence, 23 - Willowdale, 24 - Willowdale, 25 - Don Valley West, 26 - Don Valley West, 33 - Don Valley East, 34 - Don Valley East

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the reports (December 9, 2014) and (December 18, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, to the North York Community Preservation Panel, effective January 2015, for a term that extends to the end of the 2014-2018 Council session, or until their successors are appointed.

 

2.         City Council remove the panel members listed in Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (December 9, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, from the North York Community Preservation Panel.

 

3.         City Council authorize the release of Confidential Attachment 1 to the reports (December 9, 2014) and (December 18, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, and Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (December 9, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division.

 

Confidential Attachments 1 and 2 to the reports (December 9, 2014) and (December 18, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning are now public in their entirety as follows:

 

City Council has appointed the following persons to the North York Community Preservation Panel:

 

- Leanna Butters

 

- James Cameron

 

- Karl Frank

 

- Rosanna Iaboni

 

- Patricia Main

 

- Daniel Rende

 

- Connor Turnbull

 

City Council has removed the following persons from the North York Community Preservation Panel:

 

- Morteza Samareh-Golestani

 

- Louis Henry

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment No. 1 to the reports (December 9, 2014) and (December 18, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, to the North York Community Preservation Panel, effective January 2015, for a term that extends to the end of the 2014-2018 Council session, or until their successors are appointed.

 

2.         City Council remove the panel members listed in Confidential Attachment No. 2 to the report (December 9, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, from the North York Community Preservation Panel.

 

3.         City Council authorize the release of Confidential Attachment No. 1 to the reports (December 9, 2014) and (December 18, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planing Division, and Confidential Attachment No. 2 to the report (December 9, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, once it has dealt with the recommendations above.

 

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 9, 2014) Report from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division on Recommended Candidates to the North York Community Preservation Panel
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74348.pdf

34a - Additional Recommended Candidate for the North York Community Preservation Panel

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees
Background Information (Community Council)
(December 18, 2014) Report from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division on Additional Recommended Candidate for the North York Community Preservation Panel
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74579.pdf

NY3.35 - Appointment of Members of Council to the North York Community Preservation Panel

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
8 - York West, 9 - York Centre, 10 - York Centre, 15 - Eglinton-Lawrence, 16 - Eglinton-Lawrence, 23 - Willowdale, 24 - Willowdale, 25 - Don Valley West, 26 - Don Valley West, 33 - Don Valley East, 34 - Don Valley East

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Maria Augimeri to the North York Community Preservation Panel for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and/or until a successor is appointed.

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Maria Augimeri and Councillor Christin Carmichael Greb to the North York Community Preservation Panel for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and/or until their successors are appointed.

 

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 12, 2014) Report from the City Clerk on Appointment of Members of Council to the North York Community Preservation Panel
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74294.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Christin Carmichael Greb (Carried)

That the appointment to the North York Community Preservation Panel be amended by deleting the name "Councillor Christin Carmichael Greb".

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-11-2015 9:48 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - NY3.35 - Carmichael Greb - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-11-2015 9:50 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - NY3.35 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson

NY3.36 - Appointment of Members of Council to Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Humber and Don Watersheds Committees

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
8 - York West, 9 - York Centre, 10 - York Centre, 15 - Eglinton-Lawrence, 16 - Eglinton-Lawrence, 23 - Willowdale, 24 - Willowdale, 25 - Don Valley West, 26 - Don Valley West, 33 - Don Valley East, 34 - Don Valley East

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Maria Augimeri to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Humber Watershed Alliance for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed. 

 

2.         City Council appoint Councillor Jon Burnside to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Don Watershed Regeneration Council for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed.

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Maria Augimeri to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Humber Watershed Alliance for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed. 

 

2.         City Council appoint Councillor Jon Burnside to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Don Watershed Regeneration Council for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 12, 2014) Report from the City Clerk on Appointment of Members of Council to Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Humber and Don Watersheds Committees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74284.pdf

NY3.46 - Final Report - Zoning By-law Amendment Application - 293 Viewmount Avenue

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
15 - Eglinton-Lawrence

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend former City of North York Zoning By-law No. 7625, for the lands at  293 Viewmount Avenue substantially in accordance with the Draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Attachment 5 to report (July 18, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, North York District. 

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the Draft Zoning By-law Amendment as may be required.

Public Notice Given

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council amend former City of North York Zoning By-law No. 7625, for the lands at  293 Viewmount Avenue substantially in accordance with the Draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Attachment No. 5 to report (July 18, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, North York District. 

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the Draft Zoning By-law Amendment as may be required.

Background Information (Community Council)

(July 18, 2014) Final Report and Attachments 1-5 from the Director, Community Planning, North York District on Zoning By-law Amendment Application for 293 Viewmount Avenue
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74454.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(August 1, 2014) E-mail from Odilia Rodrigues (NY.Main.NY3.46.1)
(August 8, 2014) E-mail from Carlos Lameiro (NY.Main.NY3.46.2)
(August 11, 2014) E-mail from Joseph Figliomeni submitted by Ruth Rendon (NY.Main.NY3.46.3)
(August 11, 2014) E-mail from J. Nobrega, Wenderly Park Community Association (NY.Main.NY3.46.4)
(August 11, 2014) E-mail from J. Nobrega, Wenderly Park Community Association (NY.Main.NY3.46.5)
(August 18, 2014) Letter from Tony Coiro (NY.Main.NY3.46.6)
(December 29, 2014) E-mail from Joseph Figliomeni submitted by Ruth Rendon (NY.New.NY3.46.7)
(January 12, 2015) E-mail from Francesco Loschiavo (NY.New.NY3.46.8)

NY3.47 - Request for Direction Report - Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control Applications - 2655-2659 Bayview Avenue and 15 Old Colony Road

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
25 - Don Valley West

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct the City Solicitor, together with City Planning staff and other appropriate staff, to attend the Ontario Municipal Board hearing to oppose the Zoning By-law amendment and Site Plan Control applications for 2655-2659 Bayview Avenue and 15 Old Colony Road in their current form.

 

2.         Should the Ontario Municipal Board approve the applications, City Council authorize the City Solicitor to request that the OMB withholds its Order(s) approving the applications until such time as:

 

a.         The Board has been advised by the City Solicitor that the proposed zoning by-law amendment is in a form satisfactory to the City; and

 

b.         All pre-approval conditions have been met for the Site Plan Control application.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to continue discussions with the applicant to address the issues outlined in the report (December 12, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, North York District, and pursue a settlement which does not include the lands at 15 Old Colony Road.

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council direct the City Solicitor, together with City Planning staff and other appropriate staff, to attend the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing to oppose the zoning by-law amendment and Site Plan Control applications in their current form.

 

2.         Should the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) approve the applications, City Council authorize the City Solicitor to request that the OMB withholds its Order(s) approving the applications until such time as:

 

a.         The Board has been advised by the City Solicitor that the proposed zoning by-law amendment is in a form satisfactory to the City; and

 

b.         All pre-approval conditions have been met for the Site Plan Control application.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to continue discussions with the applicant to address the issues outlined in the report (December 12, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, North York District, and pursue a settlement which does not include the lands at 15 Old Colony Road.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 12, 2014) Request for Direction Report and Attachments 1-4 from the Director, Community Planning, North York District on Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control Applications for 2655-2659 Bayview Avenue and 15 Old Colony Road
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74417.pdf

NY3.50 - Ontario Municipal Board Hearing - Committee of Adjustment Application - 11-25 Industrial Street

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
26 - Don Valley West

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to appeal the decision of the Committee of Adjustment for 11-25 Industrial Street, File No. A915/14NY.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to attend the Ontario Municipal Board in support of the appeal.

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to appeal the decision of the Committee of Adjustment for 11-25 Industrial Street, File No. A915/14NY.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to attend the Ontario Municipal Board in support of the appeal.

 

Background Information (Community Council)

(January 13, 2015) Memo from Councillor Burnside on Ontario Municipal Board Hearing - Committee of Adjustment Application - 11-25 Industrial Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74710.pdf
Attachment 1 - Report from the Director, Community Planning, North York District to the Committee of Adjustment, North York Panel on Committee of Adjustment Applications for 11-25 Industrial Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74711.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(January 13, 2015) Memorandum from the Manager and Deputy Secretary-Treasurer, Committee of Adjustment, North York District on Committee of Adjustment File A915/14NY - 11-25 Industrial Street (NY3.50a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-75666.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-10-2015 2:41 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - NY3.50 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Pam McConnell, Anthony Perruzza

NY3.51 - Request for Representation at the Ontario Municipal Board - 5 Forest Wood

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
16 - Eglinton-Lawrence

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct the City Solicitor and the Director, Community Planning, North York District, to attend the rescheduled Ontario Municipal Board hearing for File No. A492/14 for the property at 5 Forest Wood to defend the staff's position in opposition of the requested variances to the Zoning By-law.

 

2.         City Council concur with the action taken by the North York Community Council in authorizing the City Solicitor and the Director, Community Planning, North York District, to attend the Ontario Municipal Board on January 26, 2015 to request an adjournment for hearing File No. A492/14 for the property at 5 Forest Wood.

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         In the event that an adjournment is granted, City Council direct the City Solicitor and the Director, Community Planning, North York District, to attend the rescheduled Ontario Municipal Board hearing for File No. A492/14 for the property at 5 Forest Wood to defend the staff's position in opposition of the requested variances to the Zoning By-law.

Background Information (Community Council)

(January 13, 2015) Memo from Councillor Carmicheal Greb on a Request for Representation at an Ontario Municipal Board Hearing - File #: A492/14 - Property Address: 5 Forest Wood
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-74689.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Christin Carmichael Greb (Carried)

That:

 

1.  Given that the Ontario Municipal Board has granted the adjournment, City Council amend North York Community Council Recommendation 1 by deleting the words "in the event that an adjournment is granted" so that it now reads as follows:

 

1.  City Council direct the City Solicitor and the Director, Community Planning, North York District, to attend the rescheduled Ontario Municipal Board hearing for File No. A492/14 for the property at 5 Forest Wood to defend the staff's position in opposition of the requested variances to the Zoning By-law.

 

2.  City Council concur with the action taken by the North York Community Council in authorizing the City Solicitor and the Director, Community Planning, North York District, to attend the Ontario Municipal Board on January 26, 2015 to request an adjournment for hearing File No. A492/14 for the property at 5 Forest Wood. 

Scarborough Community Council - Meeting 3

SC3.1 - 24 Rosemount Drive - Application to Remove a Private Tree

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
37 - Scarborough Centre

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council deny the request for a permit to remove the privately owned Norway spruce tree at the front of 24 Rosemount Drive.

Community Council Recommendations

Scarborough Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council deny the request for a permit to remove the privately owned Norway spruce tree at the front of 24 Rosemount Drive.

Background Information (Community Council)

(July 17, 2014) Report and Attachment 1 from the Director, Urban Forestry, Parks, Forestry and Recreation - 24 Rosemount Drive - Application to Remove a Private Tree
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-74202.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-10-2015 2:17 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - SC3.1 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 30 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Justin J. Di Ciano, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Pam McConnell, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-10-2015 2:20 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - SC3.1 - Adopt the item - REVOTE
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 9 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Stephen Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Pam McConnell, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner

Motion to Reconsider Vote moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Carried)

That in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council reconsider the vote to adopt Item SC3.1.

Vote (Reconsider Vote) Feb-10-2015 2:19 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - SC3.1 - Reconsider the vote to adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are John Campbell
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Pam McConnell, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner

SC3.2 - Indoor and Outdoor Ice Provision and Programming, 2013-2014

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
35 - Scarborough Southwest, 36 - Scarborough Southwest, 37 - Scarborough Centre, 38 - Scarborough Centre, 39 - Scarborough-Agincourt, 40 - Scarborough Agincourt, 41 - Scarborough-Rouge River, 42 - Scarborough-Rouge River, 43 - Scarborough East, 44 - Scarborough East

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to include the following in her consideration and preparation of the 20 Year Facilities Master Plan:

 

a.         the development of a 10-year outdoor artificial ice rink strategy that would see approximately one or two artificial ice rinks built per year in the City with a goal of equitable access across the City;

 

b.         the economic benefit of building one or two new four-pad hockey arenas with associated library, basketball, pool, and other community amenities in the City; and

 

c.         a review of the approaches that Newmarket, Markham, Mississauga, and Oshawa have taken in developing community facilities which include hockey arenas, library, basketball, pool and other community amenities.

 

2.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to assist in the creation of volunteer run outdoor rinks as an interim measure at the following locations:

 

-           Thomson Park; and

-            MacGregor Park.

 

3.         City Council request the Toronto School Boards to create skating rinks ata minimum of one school per ward.

 

4.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to meet with volunteers in the Churchill Heights community to assist in the creation of a natural ice pad using volunteer labour.

Community Council Recommendations

Scarborough Community Council recommends that City Council:

 

a.         Request Parks, Forestry and Recreation staff to assist in the creation of volunteer run outdoor rinks as an interim measure at the following locations:

 

-           Thomson Park;

-           MacGregor Park.

 

b.         Request the Toronto School Boards to create skating rinks at a minimum of one school per ward.

 

c.         Request Parks, Forestry and Recreation staff to meet with volunteers in the Churchill Heights community to assist in the creation of a natural ice pad using volunteer labour.

Background Information (Community Council)

(July 22, 2014) Report and Attachments 1-7 from the Acting General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-74224.pdf
Presentation Information on Indoor and Outdoor Ice Provision and Programming, 2013-2014
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-74696.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(January 9, 2015) E-mail from Janet Humphries (SC.New.SC3.2.1)
(January 13, 2015) E-mail from Jeff Forsyth, President, Centennial Community and Recreation Association (CCRA) (SC.New.SC3.2.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/sc/comm/communicationfile-50632.pdf
(January 13, 2015) Letter from Ron Wootton, President, Coronation Community Association of West Hill (SC.New.SC3.2.3)
(January 13, 2015) Letter from Bob Johnson (SC.New.SC3.2.4)
(January 13, 2015) Submission from Scott Harrison (SC.New.SC3.2.5)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

That City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to include the following in her consideration and preparation of the 20 Year Facilities Master Plan:

 

a.   the development of a 10-year outdoor artificial ice rink strategy that would see approximately one or two artificial ice rinks built per year in the City with a goal of equitable access across the City;

 

b.   the economic benefit of building one or two new four-pad hockey arenas with associated library, basketball, pool, and other community amenities in the City; and

 

c.  a review of the approaches that Newmarket, Markham, Mississauga, and Oshawa have taken in developing community facilities which include hockey arenas, library, basketball, pool and other community amenities.


2 - Motion to Refer Item moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Withdrawn)

That City Council refer the Item to the Community Development and Recreation Committee for consideration.


Motion to Withdraw a Motion moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Carried)

That Councillor Fletcher be permitted to withdraw motion 1.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

SC3.3 - Recommended Candidates to the Scarborough Community Preservation Panel

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
35 - Scarborough Southwest, 36 - Scarborough Southwest, 37 - Scarborough Centre, 38 - Scarborough Centre, 39 - Scarborough-Agincourt, 40 - Scarborough Agincourt, 41 - Scarborough-Rouge River, 42 - Scarborough-Rouge River, 43 - Scarborough East, 44 - Scarborough East

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the candidates listed in the Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 9, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, to the Scarborough Community Preservation Panel, effective January 2015, for a term that extends to the end of the 2014-2018 Council session, or until their successors are appointed.

 

2.         City Council authorize the release of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 9, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 is now public in its entirety as follows:

 

City Council has appointed the following persons to the Scarborough Community Preservation Panel:

 

- Matthew Gregor

 

- Patrick Wong

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees

Community Council Recommendations

Scarborough Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint the candidates listed in the confidential Attachment No. 1 of the report (December 9, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, to the Scarborough Community Preservation Panel, effective January 2015, for a term that extends to the end of the 2014-2018 Council session, or until their successors are appointed.

 

2.         City Council authorize the release of confidential Attachment No. 1 once it has dealt with the recommendations within this staff report.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 9, 2014) Report from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Department - Recommended Candidates to the Scarborough Community Preservation Panel
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-74115.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - Confidential Information on Recommended Candidates to the Scarborough Community Preservation Panel

SC3.4 - Appointment of Members of Council to the Scarborough Community Preservation Panel

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
35 - Scarborough Southwest, 36 - Scarborough Southwest, 37 - Scarborough Centre, 38 - Scarborough Centre, 39 - Scarborough-Agincourt, 40 - Scarborough Agincourt, 41 - Scarborough-Rouge River, 42 - Scarborough-Rouge River, 43 - Scarborough East, 44 - Scarborough East

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Jim Karygiannis to the Scarborough Community Preservation Panel for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed.

Community Council Recommendations

Scarborough Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Jim Karygiannis to the Scarborough Community Preservation Panel for a term of office until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 12, 2014) Report and Attachment 1 from the City Clerk - Appointment of Members of Council to the Scarborough Community Preservation Panel
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-74198.pdf

SC3.5 - Appointment of a Member of Council to Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Don Watershed Regeneration Council

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
35 - Scarborough Southwest, 36 - Scarborough Southwest, 37 - Scarborough Centre, 38 - Scarborough Centre, 39 - Scarborough-Agincourt, 40 - Scarborough Agincourt, 41 - Scarborough-Rouge River, 42 - Scarborough-Rouge River, 43 - Scarborough East, 44 - Scarborough East

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Paul Ainslie to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Don Watershed Regeneration Council for a term until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed.

Community Council Recommendations

Scarborough Community recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint Councillor Paul Ainslie to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Don Watershed Regeneration Council for a term until December 31, 2016, and until a successor is appointed.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 12, 2014) Report and Attachment 1 from the City Clerk - Appointment of a Member of Council to Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Don Watershed Regeneration Council
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-74199.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(January 5, 2015) E-mail from Councillor Paul Ainslie, Ward 43 - Scarborough East (SC.New.SC3.5.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/sc/comm/communicationfile-50540.pdf

SC3.12 - Remove Traffic Prohibitions - Sheppard Avenue East and Lamont Avenue

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
41 - Scarborough-Rouge River

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council rescind the northbound Prohibited Turn and Compulsory Turn regulations in effect at all times at the intersection of Sheppard Avenue East and Lamont Avenue in conjunction with the activation of traffic control signals at this intersection.

Community Council Recommendations

Scarborough Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council rescind the northbound Prohibited Turn and Compulsory Turn regulations in effect at all times at the intersection of Sheppard Avenue East and Lamont Avenue in conjunction with the activation of traffic control signals at this intersection.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 15, 2014) Report from the Acting Director, Transportation Services, Scarborough District - Remove Traffic Prohibitions - Sheppard Avenue East and Lamont Avenue
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-74222.pdf
Location Plan - Sheppard Avenue East and Lamont Avenue
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-74223.pdf

SC3.13 - U-Turn Prohibition - Oasis Boulevard

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
42 - Scarborough-Rouge River

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve a north-eastbound U-turn prohibition along Oasis Boulevard from Morningside Avenue to Raponi Circle.

Community Council Recommendations

Scarborough Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve a north-eastbound U-turn prohibition along Oasis Boulevard from Morningside Avenue to Raponi Circle.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 15, 2014) Report from the Acting Director, Transportation Services, Scarborough District - U-Turn Prohibition - Oasis Boulevard
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-74173.pdf
Location Plan - Oasis Boulevard
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-74174.pdf

Toronto and East York Community Council - Meeting 3

TE3.1 - Final Report - Queen-River Secondary Plan

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
28 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt the Official Plan Amendment for the Queen-River Area, attached as Attachment 1 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District.

 

2.         City Council direct staff to use the Queen-River Secondary Plan in the evaluation of all current and new development proposals falling within its boundaries.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Official Plan Amendment as may be required.

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council adopt the Official Plan Amendment for the Queen-River Area, attached as Attachment 1 to the report (December 15, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District.

 

2.         City Council direct staff to use the Queen-River Secondary Plan in the evaluation of all current and new development proposals falling within its boundaries.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Official Plan Amendment as may be required.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 15, 2014) Revised Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - Queen-River Secondary Plan - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74409.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(January 6, 2015) E-mail from Scott Barker (TE.Supp.TE3.1.1)
(January 9, 2015) E-mail from Bruce Parlette (TE.Supp.TE3.1.2)
(January 12, 2015) Letter from David Bronskill, Goodmans LLP, on behalf of 7LA TAS LP, owner of the property known municipally as 7 Labatt Avenue and 77 River Street (TE.Supp.TE3.1.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-50629.pdf
(January 12, 2015) Letter from David Bronskill, Goodmans LLP, on behalf of Project Don Valley Plan Inc., owner of the property known municipally as 1-25 Defries Street (TE.Supp.TE3.1.4)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-50630.pdf
(January 12, 2015) E-mail from Colin Biggin (TE.Supp.TE3.1.5)
(January 12, 2015) Letter from Kara Isert, President, Corktown Residents & Business Association (TE.Supp.TE3.1.6)
(January 12, 2015) E-mail from Daniel Picheca and John Nightingale (TE.Supp.TE3.1.7)
(January 12, 2015) E-mail from Ewa Noganska (TE.Supp.TE3.1.8)
(January 12, 2015) Letter from Mark A. Piel, Dentons Canada LLP, on behalf of The Salvation Army in Canada, the owner of lands municipally known as 77 River Street. (TE.Supp.TE3.1.9)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-50638.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(January 23, 2015) Letter from Francesco Scolozzi (CC.Main.TE3.1.10)

TE3.2 - Supplementary Report - 592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street - Official Plan Amendment and Zoning Amendment Applications

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
27 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

A.        City Council revise its decision of July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014, respecting TE33.10 by substituting the following in its place:

 

1.         City Council amend the Official Plan to establish a Site and Area Specific Policy for the lands at 592 Sherbourne Street (the "Sherbourne Lands") and 15 Selby Street (the "Selby Lands") substantially in accordance with the draft Official Plan Amendment attached as Attachment 4 to the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District.

 

2.         City Council amend Zoning By-law 438-86, as amended, of the former City of Toronto for the lands at 592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Attachment 5 to the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Official Plan Amendment and draft Zoning By-law Amendment as may be required.

 

4.         Before introducing the Bills for the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment to City Council for enactment, City Council shall require:

 

i.          the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall amend the existing Heritage Easement Agreement for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street in accordance with the approved plans and drawings subject to and in accordance with the herein required Conservation Plan, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and the City Solicitor;

 

ii.         the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide such Conservation Plan, prepared by a qualified heritage consultant, that is consistent with the conservation strategy set out in the Heritage Impact Statement for the properties located at 592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street, dated June 13, 2012 and revised March 21, 2014, and finally revised December 19, 2014, and all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

iii.         the owner of the Selby Lands shall enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement with the City for the property at 15 Selby Street to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and the City Solicitor;

 

iv.        the owners of the Sherbourne Lands and the Selby Lands shall enter into one or more agreements with the City pursuant to Section 37 of the Planning Act to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services to secure the matters set forth in Part 5 below and Appendix 1 of the draft Zoning By-law Amendment, attached as Attachment 5 to the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District; and

 

v.         the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall submit to the City a certified cheque in the amount of $4,666.51 based on the Functional Servicing Report, prepared by Odan/Detech Group dated May 21, 2014 as Cash-in-Lieu for sanitary sewer upgrades, to the satisfaction of the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services.

 

5.         City Council require that the community benefits to be provided by and at the owners' expense and secured through the Zoning By-law Amendment and the required Section 37 Agreement are as follows:

 

i.          Subject to the City having the right to elect to take the cash payment and receiving such payment as provided for in Part 5.ii. below in place of the conveyance as described:

 

a.         prior to the issuance of any foundation permit for all or any part of the Sherbourne Lands, the owner of the Selby Lands, at their expense, shall enter into an agreement of purchase and sale with the City for the conveyance to the City of the Selby Lands as is, for use as 5 affordable rental housing dwelling units with provision for maintaining tenancies of the current tenants as at the date of this Council decision, such agreement to be in a form and with content satisfactory to the City Solicitor in consultation with the Director, Affordable Housing Office and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on the following terms and conditions:

 

I.          nominal consideration;

 

II.         all closing costs, including but not limited to land transfer tax and registration fees, payable by the owner exclusive of the usual adjustments made on closing;

 

III.       assignable by the City;

 

IV.       the City assuming all existing tenancies with provision for the City to maintain tenancies for as long as such tenants remain in the existing rental units and with provision for appropriate tenant relocation and assistance, if required by the City;

 

V.        the owner providing an up-to-date survey of the property, satisfactory to the City;

 

VI.        the City obtaining a building condition assessment and a Phase 1 environmental study, both satisfactory to the City, the cost of which to be paid for by the owner (to a maximum of $10,000);

 

VII.      the property being legally zoned for multi-residential use at the time of closing;

 

VIII.     receipt by the City of the rent roll for the building, satisfactory to the City;

 

IX.        receipt by the City of estoppel certificates from all current tenants (at the time of closing) of the property, satisfactory to the City;

 

X.        the property being free and clear of encumbrances, to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor; and

 

XI.       closing to be the later of 30 months from the date of the issuance of the first foundation permit for all or any part of the Sherbourne Lands and 6 months after the completion of the foundation, as determined to the satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, and in any event, no later than prior to the date of registration of any plan of condominium for all or any part of the Sherbourne Lands (the "Closing Date");

 

b.         the owner of the Selby Lands shall complete the conveyance to the City of the property known municipally in the year 2014 as 15 Selby Street in accordance with the requirements set forth in Part 5.i.a.I. to XI. above;

 

ii.         In the event that the City, in its sole discretion, determines not to accept the conveyance of the property at 15 Selby Street provided for in Part 5.i. above, the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall pay to the City, prior to the Closing Date the sum of $1,600,000.00 to be directed to the City’s Capital Revolving Fund for Affordable Housing, with the proviso that the funds be spent on affordable housing in Ward 27;

 

iii.        Prior to the issuance of any above-grade permit for all or any part of the Sherbourne Lands:

 

a.         the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall make a cash contribution to the City in the total amount of $300,000.00 to be allocated as follows:

 

I.          $100,000.00 is to be allocated at the discretion of the Chief Planner and Executive Director of City Planning, in consultation with the local Ward Councillor, for streetscape improvements in the vicinity of the Sherbourne Lands; and

 

II.        $200,000.00 is to be allocated to the Affordable Housing Revolving Fund, with the provision that such funds are to be used to improve the A.H. Rundle House located on the Selby Lands, if the Selby Lands are conveyed to the City as provided in Part 5.i.b.;

 

b.         the owner shall pay for the building condition assessment  and the Phase 1 environmental study referred to in Part 5.i.a.VI. above;

 

iv.        The payment amounts in Part 5. herein to be increased by upwards indexing in accordance with the Non-Residential Construction Price Index for the Toronto CMA, reported by Statistics Canada or its successor, calculated from the date of the Section 37 Agreement to the date of each such payment to the City;

 

v.         In the event the above noted payment in Part 5.iii.a.I. has not been used for the  intended purpose set out herein within three (3) years of the date of the amending  Zoning By-law coming into full force and effect, such cash contribution may be redirected for other capital improvement purposes at the discretion of the Chief Planner and Executive Director of City Planning, in consultation with the local Councillor, provided such purpose(s) are identified in the Toronto Official Plan and will benefit the community in the vicinity of the Sherbourne Lands;

 

vi.        A minimum of 10 percent of the dwelling units in the new development at 592 Sherbourne Street shall be 2 or 3-bedroom dwelling units, with each such dwelling unit having a minimum unit size of 79 square metres;

 

vii.       Prior to Final Site Plan approval for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street:

 

a.         the owner shall provide Final Site Plan drawings, including drawings related to the approved Conservation Plan, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

b.         the related site specific Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments giving rise to the proposed heritage alterations shall be in full force and effect in a form and with content acceptable to City Council, as determined by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

c.         the owner shall have obtained City Council approval for the alterations pursuant to the Ontario Heritage Act;

 

viii.      Prior to the issuance of any permit for all or any part of the property at 592 Sherbourne Street, including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance and usual and minor works for the existing heritage building as are acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services:

 

a.         the related Zoning By-law and Official Plan amendments giving rise to the proposed alterations (the Alterations) to the property at 592 Sherbourne Street shall be in full force and effect in a form and with content acceptable to City Council, as determined by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and including  permission for limited office uses at 15 Selby Street (in the event the City elects to take the payment  provided for in Part 5.ii. above in place of the conveyance);

 

b.         the owners shall register the agreements required in Part 4.i., iii., and iv. above being the Amending Heritage Easement Agreement on the Sherbourne Lands, the Heritage Easement agreement on the Selby Lands and the Section 37 Agreement on both the Sherbourne Lands and the Selby Lands, all to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor;

 

c.             the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall obtain Final Site Plan Approval for the Alterations permitted by the City Council for such property, issued by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, and with content acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

d.         the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide full building permit drawings, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the approved Conservation Plan, including a description of materials and finishes, to be prepared by the project architect and a qualified heritage consultant, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

e.         the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide a Lighting Plan that describes how the C. H. Gooderham House will be sensitively illuminated to enhance its heritage character, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, and thereafter shall implement such Plan to the satisfaction of such Manager;

 

f.          the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide an Interpretation Plan for 592 Sherbourne Street, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and thereafter shall implement such Plan to the satisfaction of such Manager; and

 

g.         the  owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide a Letter of Credit, including provision for upwards indexing, in a form and amount and from a bank satisfactory to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services to secure all work included in the approved Conservation Plan, the approved Lighting Plan and the approved Interpretation Plan;

 

ix.        Prior to the release of the Letter of Credit required in Part 5.viii.g. above the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall:

 

a.         provide a letter of substantial completion prepared and signed by a qualified heritage consultant confirming that the conservation work and the interpretive work have been completed in accordance with the approved Conservation Plan and the approved Interpretation Plan, and that an appropriate standard of conservation has been maintained, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

b.         provide replacement Heritage Easement Agreement photographs for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

x.         Notwithstanding the requirements of Part 5.viii.c. and d. above and in addition to the requirements of Part 5.viii.a., b., and e. to g. above, prior to the issuance of any permit for:

 

a.         the removal of the 3 and a half storey 1912 hotel addition and/or the alteration of the 3-storey rear wing, both being identified in a Heritage Impact Assessment and not identified as heritage attributes:

 

I.          a Notice of Approval Conditions for site plan approval for the alterations permitted in TE33.11 as adopted by City Council at its meeting of July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014, as revised at its meeting of February 10 and 11, 2015, shall have been issued by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

II.        the owner shall provide an acknowledgement in writing satisfactory to the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, acknowledging the owner's acceptance and agreement with the terms of such Notice of Approval Conditions, subject to such amendments as are satisfactory to the Chief Planner and Executive Director; and

 

III.       the owner shall provide full building permit drawings for such 3 and a half storey removal, and 3-storey rear wing alteration, including notes and specifications for the protective measures keyed to the approved conservation plan, satisfactory to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

b.         shoring, excavation and/or foundation for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street (together the “Foundation Works”), including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance of the existing heritage building at 592 Sherbourne Street and other usual and minor works acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, the owner shall:

 

I.          have entered into and registered the related site plan agreement for the Alterations to allow for the construction of a maximum 50-storey, and up to the specified height in metres, residential development with retail at grade within the heritage building on the lands known municipally in 2014 as 592 Sherbourne Street, including that the existing building on the 15 Selby Lands (A.H. Rundle House) be retained in situ and conserved, all to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

II.         have provided full building permit drawings for the Foundation Works, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the approved Conservation Plan, including a description of materials and finishes, to be prepared by the project architect and a qualified heritage consultant, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

xi.        Prior to the issuance of any permit for all or any part of the Sherbourne Lands, including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance of the existing heritage building at 592 Sherbourne Street and other usual and minor works acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, the owner shall submit a Construction Management Plan to the satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, the General Manager, Transportation Services, and the Chief Building Official, in consultation with the Ward Councillor, and thereafter in support of the development shall implement the plan during the course of construction. The Construction Management Plan will include, but not be limited to, details regarding size and location of construction staging areas, dates of significant concrete pouring activities, measures to ensure safety lighting does not negatively impact adjacent residences, construction vehicle parking locations, refuse storage, site security, site supervisor contact information, and any other matters deemed necessary; and

 

xii.       In addition to any other timing provision in this Part 5. the owners shall have registered the agreements required  in Part 4.i., iii. and iv. above, to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor prior to the coming into force of the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment authorized by Parts 1. and 2. above.

 

6.         City Council authorize the City to enter into an agreement of purchase and sale acceptable to the City Solicitor in consultation with the Director, Affordable Housing Office, the Director, Real Estate Services and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning for the property known in 2014 as 15 Selby Street with the owner in accordance with Part 5. i. a. above for the purpose of acquiring the property at nominal cost at the Owner's expense, to either lease or transfer it to a not-for-profit housing provider selected by the City, to be used for the purpose of providing affordable rental housing.

 

7.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to complete the purchase transaction on behalf of the City, including establishing and amending the closing date, due diligence and any other dates and on such terms and conditions as she may from time to time consider reasonable, paying any necessary expenses, and amending and waiving terms and conditions on such terms as she considers reasonable.

 

8.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director, Real Estate Services, severally, to accept the Offer to Sell on behalf of the City.

 

9.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect to Council's decision.

 

10.       City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to undertake a competitive process for the selection of a non-profit rental housing operator for the provision of affordable rental housing within the existing building at 15 Selby Street for a minimum period of at least 25 years, in consultation with the Ward Councillor. Affordable rental housing for these purposes shall have the same meaning as in the Toronto Official Plan.

 

11.       City Council authorize the appropriate City Officials to enter into a Agreement(s) with a non-profit rental housing operator to be selected by the City for the intended purpose as set out in the report (May 27, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District, entitled "592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street - Official Plan and Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report", the associated supplementary report (June 9, 2014), and the associated supplementary report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District, and Part 10. above.

 

12.       City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City Officials to enter into the necessary agreement(s) with the approved non-profit rental housing operator for the provision of affordable rental housing within the existing building at 15 Selby Street, as set out in the Section 37 Agreement and in Part 10. above and including amongst other matters, the following requirements:

 

i.          at least 5 residential rental dwelling units to be provided and maintained for a minimum period of at least 25 years;

 

ii.          the residential rental dwelling units shall provide and maintain affordable rents that are no more than the City's Official Plan definition for affordable rental housing;

 

iii.        provision for maintaining tenancies of the existing tenants for as long as such tenants remain in the existing rental units; and

 

iv.         provision for appropriate tenant relocation and assistance, if required by the City in accordance with the City's policies and/or practice.

 

13.       City Council direct the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District to provide for appropriate site plan consultation with the Ward Councillor and interested stakeholders.

 

14.       City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make any related revisions to the draft by-laws as the City Solicitor determines are appropriate to give effect to Council's decision.

 

15.       City Council determine pursuant to subsection 34(17) of the Planning Act, that no further public notice is required in respect of such revisions.

 

B.        City Council revise its decision of July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014, respecting TE33.11, by deleting Part 1. of such decision and substituting the following in its place:

 

1.         City Council approve the alterations to the heritage property at 592 Sherbourne Street, in accordance with Section 33 of the Ontario Heritage Act, to allow for the construction of a maximum 50-storey, and up to the specified heights in metres shown on Map 2 to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Attachment 5 to the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District, residential development with retail at grade within the heritage building on the lands known municipally in 2014 as 592 Sherbourne Street, provided the existing building on the 15 Selby Lands (A.H. Rundle House) is retained in situ, conserved, such property is designated, and is subject to a Heritage Easement Agreement with the City, with such alterations to the property at 592 Sherbourne Street to be substantially in accordance with plans and drawings dated June 1, 2012, revised March 20, 2014, and finally revised December 19, 2014, prepared by BKL Architecture LLC, date-stamped received by City Planning on December 19, 2014, and on file with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, the Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA),  prepared by ERA Architects Inc., dated June 13, 2012, revised March 21, 2014 and finally revised December 19, 2014, date-stamped received by City Planning on December 19, 2014, and on file with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, all subject to minor amendments satisfactory to the Manager of Heritage Preservation Services and all subject to and in accordance with a Conservation Plan satisfactory to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services (the "Alterations") and subject to the following additional conditions:

 

a.         that the related site specific Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment giving rise to the proposed Alterations have been enacted by the City Council and have come into full force and effect in a form and with content acceptable to the City Council, as determined by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

b.         that prior to the introduction of the bills for such Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment to  City Council, the respective owners shall have:

 

i.          amended the existing Heritage Easement Agreement for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street in accordance with the above referenced plans and drawings and subject to and in accordance with the herein required Conservation Plan, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and the City Solicitor;

 

ii.         provided such Conservation Plan, prepared by a qualified heritage consultant, is consistent with the conservation strategy set out in the Heritage Impact Assessment for the properties located at 592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street, dated June 13, 2012, revised March 21, 2014 and finally revised December 19, 2014, is provided all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, it being acknowledged that the requirement to provide an acceptable Conservation Plan has been satisfied with the submission of the Conservation Plan prepared by ERA Architects Inc., dated August 6, 2014 and revised August 18, 2014), which may be subject to such minor amendments as are satisfactory to the Manager of Heritage Preservation Services;

 

iii.        entered into a Heritage Easement Agreement with the City for the property at 15 Selby Street to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and the City Solicitor; and

 

iv.         entered into a Section 37 Agreement (pursuant to the Planning Act) to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and  the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with  the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

c.         prior to Final Site Plan approval for the Alterations for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street:

 

i.          the owner shall provide Final Site Plan drawings including drawings related to the approved Conservation Plan, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

ii.         the related site specific Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment giving rise to the proposed Alterations shall be in full force and effect in a form and with content acceptable to the City Council, as determined by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

d.         prior to the issuance of any permit for all or any part of the property at 592 Sherbourne Street, including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance and usual and minor works  for the existing heritage building as are acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services:

 

i.          the related Zoning By-law and Official Plan amendments giving rise to the proposed alterations (the Alterations) to the property at 592 Sherbourne Street shall be in full force and effect in a form and with content acceptable to City Council, as determined by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services);

 

ii.          the owners shall register the agreements required in Parts b.i., iii., and iv. above being the Amending Heritage Easement Agreement on the Sherbourne Lands, the Heritage Easement agreement on the Selby Lands and the Section 37 Agreement on both the Sherbourne Lands and the Selby Lands, all to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor;

 

iii.        the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall obtain Final Site Plan Approval for the Alterations permitted by the City Council for such property, issued by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, and with content acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

iv.        the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide full building permit drawings, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the approved Conservation Plan, including a description of materials and finishes, to be prepared by the project architect and a qualified heritage consultant, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

v.         the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide a Lighting Plan that describes how the C. H. Gooderham House will be sensitively illuminated to enhance its heritage character, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, and thereafter shall implement such Plan to the satisfaction of such Manager;

 

vi.        the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide an Interpretation Plan for 592 Sherbourne Street, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and thereafter shall implement such Plan to the satisfaction of such Manager; and

 

vii.       the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide a Letter of Credit, including provision for upwards indexing, in a form and amount and from a bank satisfactory to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services to secure all work included in the approved Conservation Plan, the approved Lighting Plan and the approved Interpretation Plan;

 

e.         notwithstanding the requirements of Parts d.iii. and iv. above and in addition to the requirements of Parts d.i., ii., and v. to vii. above, prior to the issuance of any permit for:

 

i.          the removal of the three and a half storey 1912 hotel addition and the alteration of the three-storey rear wing, both identified in the HIA and not identified as heritage attributes, including a heritage permit or a building permit:

 

A.        a Notice of Approval Conditions for site plan approval for the Alterations shall have been issued by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

B.        the owner shall have provided an acknowledgement in writing satisfactory to the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, acknowledging the owner's acceptance and agreement with the terms of such Notice of Approval Conditions, subject to such amendments as are satisfactory to the Chief Planner and Executive Director; and

 

C.        the owner shall have provided full building permit drawings for such three and a half storey removal and three-storey rear wing alteration, including notes and specifications for the protective measures keyed to the approved conservation plan, satisfactory to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

ii.         shoring, excavation and/or foundation work for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street, (together the “Foundation Works”), including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance of the existing heritage building at 592 Sherbourne Street and other usual and minor works acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, the owner shall:

 

A.        have entered into and registered the related site plan agreement for the Alterations  to allow for the construction of a maximum 50-storey, and up to the specified heights in metres shown on Map 2 to the draft Zoning By-law Amendment, attached as Attachment 5 to the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District, residential development with retail at grade, to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

B.        have provided full building permit drawings for the Foundation Works, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the approved Conservation Plan to be prepared by the project architect and a qualified heritage consultant, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

f.          prior to the release of the Letter of Credit required in Part d.vii. above, the owner shall:

 

i.          provide a letter of substantial completion prepared and signed by a qualified heritage consultant confirming that the conservation work and the interpretive work have been completed in accordance with the approved Conservation Plan and the approved Interpretation Plan, and that an appropriate standard of conservation has been maintained, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

ii.         provide replacement Heritage Easement Agreement photographs to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services.

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

A.        City Council revise its decision of July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014, respecting TE33.10 by substituting the following in its place:

 

1.         City Council amend the Official Plan to establish a Site and Area Specific Policy for the lands at 592 Sherbourne Street (the "Sherbourne Lands") and 15 Selby Street (the "Selby Lands") substantially in accordance with the draft Official Plan Amendment attached as Attachment 4 to the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District.

 

2.         City Council amend Zoning By-law 438-86, as amended, of the former City of Toronto for the lands at 592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Attachment 5 to the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Official Plan Amendment and draft Zoning By-law Amendment as may be required.

 

4.         Before introducing the Bills for the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment to City Council for enactment, City Council shall require:

 

i.          the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall amend the existing Heritage Easement Agreement for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street in accordance with the approved plans and drawings subject to and in accordance with the herein required Conservation Plan, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and the City Solicitor;

 

ii.         the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide such Conservation Plan, prepared by a qualified heritage consultant, that is consistent with the conservation strategy set out in the Heritage Impact Statement for the properties located at 592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street, dated June 13, 2012 and revised March 21, 2014, and finally revised December 19, 2014, and all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

iii.         the owner of the Selby Lands shall enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement with the City for the property at 15 Selby Street to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and the City Solicitor;

 

iv.        the owners of the Sherbourne Lands and the Selby Lands shall enter into one or more agreements with the City pursuant to Section 37 of the Planning Act to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services to secure the matters set forth in Part 5 below and Appendix 1 of the draft Zoning By-law Amendment, attached as Attachment 5 to the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District;

 

v.         the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall submit to the City a certified cheque in the amount of $4,666.51 based on the Functional Servicing Report, prepared by Odan/Detech Group dated May 21, 2014 as Cash-in-Lieu for sanitary sewer upgrades, to the satisfaction of the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services.

 

5.         City Council require that the community benefits to be provided by and at the owners' expense and secured through the Zoning By-law Amendment and the required Section 37 Agreement are as follows:

 

i.          Subject to the City having the right to elect to take the cash payment and receiving such payment as provided for in Part 5.ii. below in place of the conveyance as described:

 

a.         prior to the issuance of any foundation permit for all or any part of the Sherbourne Lands, the owner of the Selby Lands, at their expense, shall enter into an agreement of purchase and sale with the City for the conveyance to the City of the Selby Lands as is, for use as 5 affordable rental housing dwelling units with provision for maintaining tenancies of the current tenants as at the date of this Council decision, such agreement to be in a form and with content satisfactory to the City Solicitor in consultation with the Director, Affordable Housing Office and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on the following terms and conditions:

 

I.          nominal consideration;

 

II.         all closing costs, including but not limited to land transfer tax and registration fees, payable by the owner exclusive of the usual adjustments made on closing;

 

III.       assignable by the City;

 

IV.       the City assuming all existing tenancies with provision for the City to maintain tenancies for as long as such tenants remain in the existing rental units and with provision for appropriate tenant relocation and assistance, if required by the City;

 

V.        the owner providing an up-to-date survey of the property, satisfactory to the City;

 

VI.        the City obtaining a building condition assessment and a Phase 1 environmental study, both satisfactory to the City, the cost of which to be paid for by the owner (to a maximum of $10,000);

 

VII.      the property being legally zoned for multi-residential use at the time of closing;

 

VIII.     receipt by the City of the rent roll for the building, satisfactory to the City;

 

IX.        receipt by the City of estoppel certificates from all current tenants (at the time of closing) of the property, satisfactory to the City;

 

X.        the property being free and clear of encumbrances, to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor; and

 

XI.       closing to be the later of 30 months from the date of the issuance of the first foundation permit for all or any part of the Sherbourne Lands and 6 months after the completion of the foundation, as determined to the satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, and in any event, no later than prior to the date of registration of any plan of condominium for all or any part of the Sherbourne Lands (the "Closing  Date"); and

 

b.         the owner of the Selby Lands shall complete the conveyance to the City of the property known municipally in the year 2014 as 15 Selby Street in accordance with the requirements set forth in Part 5.i.a.I. to XI. above;

 

ii.         In the event that the City, in its sole discretion, determines not to accept the conveyance of the property at 15 Selby Street provided for in Part 5.i. above, the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall pay to the City, prior to the Closing Date the sum of $1,600,000.00 to be directed to the City’s Capital Revolving Fund for Affordable Housing, with the proviso that the funds be spent on affordable housing in Ward 27.

 

iii.        Prior to the issuance of any above-grade permit for all or any part of the Sherbourne Lands:

 

a.         the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall make a cash contribution to the City in the total amount of $300,000.00 to be allocated as follows:

 

I.          $100,000.00 is to be allocated at the discretion of the Chief Planner and Executive Director of City Planning, in consultation with the local Ward Councillor, for streetscape improvements in the vicinity of the Sherbourne Lands; and

 

II.        $200,000.00 is to be allocated to the Affordable Housing Revolving Fund, with the provision that such funds are to be used to improve the A.H. Rundle House located on the Selby Lands, if the Selby Lands are conveyed to the City as provided in Part 5.i.b.; and

 

b.         the owner shall pay for the building condition assessment  and the Phase 1 environmental study referred to in Part 5.i.a.VI. above.

 

iv.        The payment amounts in Part 5. herein to be increased by upwards indexing in accordance with the Non-Residential Construction Price Index for the Toronto CMA, reported by Statistics Canada or its successor, calculated from the date of the Section 37 Agreement to the date of each such payment to the City.

 

v.         In the event the above noted payment in Part 5.iii.a.I. has not been used for the  intended purpose set out herein within three (3) years of the date of the amending  Zoning By-law coming into full force and effect, such cash contribution may be redirected for other capital improvement purposes at the discretion of the Chief Planner and Executive Director of City Planning, in consultation with the local Councillor, provided such purpose(s) are identified in the Toronto Official Plan and will benefit the community in the vicinity of the Sherbourne Lands.

 

vi.        A minimum of 10% of the dwelling units in the new development at 592 Sherbourne Street shall be 2 or 3-bedroom dwelling units, with each such dwelling unit having a minimum unit size of 79 square metres.

 

vii.       Prior to Final Site Plan approval for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street:

 

a.         the owner shall provide Final Site Plan drawings, including drawings related to the approved Conservation Plan, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

b.         the related site specific Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments giving rise to the proposed heritage alterations shall be in full force and effect in a form and with content acceptable to City Council, as determined by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

c.         the owner shall have obtained City Council approval for the alterations pursuant to the Ontario Heritage Act.

 

viii.      Prior to the issuance of any permit for all or any part of the property at 592 Sherbourne Street, including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance and usual and minor works for the existing heritage building as are acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services:

 

a.         the related Zoning By-law and Official Plan amendments giving rise to the proposed alterations (the Alterations) to the property at 592 Sherbourne Street shall be in full force and effect in a form and with content acceptable to City Council, as determined by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and including  permission for limited office uses at 15 Selby Street (in the event the City elects to take the payment  provided for in Part 5.ii. above in place of the conveyance);

 

b.         the owners shall register the agreements required in Part 4.i., iii., and iv. above being the Amending Heritage Easement Agreement on the Sherbourne Lands, the Heritage Easement agreement on the Selby Lands and the Section 37 Agreement on both the Sherbourne Lands and the Selby Lands, all to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor;

 

c.             the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall obtain Final Site Plan Approval for the Alterations permitted by the City Council for such property, issued by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, and with content acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

d.         the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide full building permit drawings, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the approved Conservation Plan, including a description of materials and finishes, to be prepared by the project architect and a qualified heritage consultant, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

e.         the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide a Lighting Plan that describes how the C. H. Gooderham House will be sensitively illuminated to enhance its heritage character, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, and thereafter shall implement such Plan to the satisfaction of such Manager;

 

f.          the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide an Interpretation Plan for 592 Sherbourne Street, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and thereafter shall implement such Plan to the satisfaction of such Manager; and

 

g.         the  owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide a Letter of Credit, including provision for upwards indexing, in a form and amount and from a bank satisfactory to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services to secure all work included in the approved Conservation Plan, the approved Lighting Plan and the approved Interpretation Plan.

 

ix.        Prior to the release of the Letter of Credit required in Part 5.viii.g. above the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall:

 

a.         provide a letter of substantial completion prepared and signed by a qualified heritage consultant confirming that the conservation work and the interpretive work have been completed in accordance with the approved Conservation Plan and the approved Interpretation Plan, and that an appropriate standard of conservation has been maintained, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

b.         provide replacement Heritage Easement Agreement photographs for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services.

 

x.         Notwithstanding the requirements of Part 5.viii.c. and d. above and in addition to the requirements of Part 5.viii.a., b., and e. to g. above, prior to the issuance of any permit for:

 

a.         the removal of the 3 and a half storey 1912 hotel addition and/or the alteration of the 3-storey rear wing, both being identified in a Heritage Impact Assessment and not identified as heritage attributes:

 

I.          a Notice of Approval Conditions for site plan approval for the alterations permitted in TE33.11 as adopted by City Council at its meeting of July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014, as revised at its meeting of February 10 and 11, 2015, shall have been issued by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

II.        the owner shall provide an acknowledgement in writing satisfactory to the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, acknowledging the owner's acceptance and agreement with the terms of such Notice of Approval Conditions, subject to such amendments as are satisfactory to the Chief Planner and Executive Director; and

 

III.       the owner shall provide full building permit drawings for such 3 and a half storey removal, and 3-storey rear wing alteration, including notes and specifications for the protective measures keyed to the approved conservation plan, satisfactory to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

b.         shoring, excavation and/or foundation for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street (together the “Foundation Works”), including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance of the existing heritage building at 592 Sherbourne Street and other usual and minor works acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, the owner shall:

 

I.          have entered into and registered the related site plan agreement for the Alterations to allow for the construction of a maximum 50-storey, and up to the specified height in metres, residential development with retail at grade within the heritage building on the lands known municipally in 2014 as 592 Sherbourne Street, including that the existing building on the 15 Selby Lands (A.H. Rundle House) be retained in situ and conserved, all to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

II.         have provided full building permit drawings for the Foundation Works, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the approved Conservation Plan, including a description of materials and finishes, to be prepared by the project architect and a qualified heritage consultant, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services.

 

xi.        Prior to the issuance of any permit for all or any part of the Sherbourne Lands, including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance of the existing heritage building at 592 Sherbourne Street and other usual and minor works acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, the owner shall submit a Construction Management Plan to the satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, the General Manager, Transportation Services, and the Chief Building Official, in consultation with the Ward Councillor, and thereafter in support of the development shall implement the plan during the course of construction. The Construction Management Plan will include, but not be limited to, details regarding size and location of construction staging areas, dates of significant concrete pouring activities, measures to ensure safety lighting does not negatively impact adjacent residences, construction vehicle parking locations, refuse storage, site security, site supervisor contact information, and any other matters deemed necessary.

 

xii.       In addition to any other timing provision in this Part 5. the owners shall have registered the agreements required  in Part 4.i., iii. and iv. above, to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor prior to the coming into force of the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment authorized by Parts 1. and 2. above.

 

6.         City Council authorize the City to enter into an agreement of purchase and sale acceptable to the City Solicitor in consultation with the Director, Affordable Housing Office, the Director, Real Estate Services and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning for the property known in 2014 as 15 Selby Street with the owner in accordance with Part 5. i. a. above for the purpose of acquiring the property at nominal cost at the Owner's expense, to either lease or transfer it to a not-for-profit housing provider selected by the City, to be used for the purpose of providing affordable rental housing.

 

7.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to complete the purchase transaction on behalf of the City, including establishing and amending the closing date, due diligence and any other dates and on such terms and conditions as she may from time to time consider reasonable, paying any necessary expenses, and amending and waiving terms and conditions on such terms as she considers reasonable.

 

8.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director, Real Estate Services, severally, to accept the Offer to Sell on behalf of the City.

 

9.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect to Council's decision.

 

10.       City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to undertake a competitive process for the selection of a non-profit rental housing operator for the provision of affordable rental housing within the existing building at 15 Selby Street for a minimum period of at least 25 years, in consultation with the Ward Councillor. Affordable rental housing for these purposes shall have the same meaning as in the Toronto Official Plan.

 

11.       City Council authorize the appropriate City officials to enter into a Agreement(s) with a non-profit rental housing operator to be selected by the City for the intended purpose as set out in the report (May 27, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District, entitled "592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street - Official Plan and Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report", the associated supplementary report (June 9, 2014), and the associated supplementary report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District, and Part 10. above.

 

12.       City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to enter into the necessary agreement(s) with the approved non-profit rental housing operator for the provision of affordable rental housing within the existing building at 15 Selby Street, as set out in the Section 37 Agreement and in Part 10. above and including amongst other matters, the following requirements:

 

i.          at least 5 residential rental dwelling units to be provided and maintained for a minimum period of at least 25 years;

 

ii.          the residential rental dwelling units shall provide and maintain affordable rents that are no more than the City's Official Plan definition for affordable rental housing;

 

iii.        provision for maintaining tenancies of the existing tenants for as long as such tenants remain in the existing rental units; and

 

iv.         provision for appropriate tenant relocation and assistance, if required by the City in accordance with the City's policies and/or practice.

 

13.       City Council direct the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District to provide for appropriate site plan consultation with the Ward Councillor and interested stakeholders.

 

14.       City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make any related revisions to the draft by-laws as the City Solicitor determines are appropriate to give effect to Council's decision.

 

15.       City Council determine pursuant to subsection 34(17) of the Planning Act, that no further public notice is required in respect of such revisions.

 

B.        City Council revise its decision of July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014, respecting TE33.11, by deleting Part 1. of such decision and substituting the following in its place:

 

1.         City Council approve the alterations to the heritage property at 592 Sherbourne Street, in accordance with Section 33 of the Ontario Heritage Act, to allow for the construction of a maximum 50-storey, and up to the specified heights in metres shown on Map 2 to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Attachment 5 to the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District, residential development with retail at grade within the heritage building on the lands known municipally in 2014 as 592 Sherbourne Street, provided the existing building on the 15 Selby Lands (A.H. Rundle House) is retained in situ, conserved, such property is designated, and is subject to a Heritage Easement Agreement with the City, with such alterations to the property at 592 Sherbourne Street to be substantially in accordance with plans and drawings dated June 1, 2012, revised March 20, 2014, and finally revised December 19, 2014, prepared by BKL Architecture LLC, date-stamped received by City Planning on December 19, 2014, and on file with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, the Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA),  prepared by ERA Architects Inc., dated June 13, 2012, revised March 21, 2014 and finally revised December 19, 2014, date-stamped received by City Planning on December 19, 2014, and on file with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, all subject to minor amendments satisfactory to the Manager of Heritage Preservation Services and all subject to and in accordance with a Conservation Plan satisfactory to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services (the "Alterations") and subject to the following additional conditions:

 

a.         that the related site specific Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment giving rise to the proposed Alterations have been enacted by the City Council and have come into full force and effect in a form and with content acceptable to the City Council, as determined by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services.

 

b.         that prior to the introduction of the bills for such Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment to  City Council, the respective owners shall have:

 

i.          amended the existing Heritage Easement Agreement for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street in accordance with the above referenced plans and drawings and subject to and in accordance with the herein required Conservation Plan, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and the City Solicitor;

 

ii.         provided such Conservation Plan, prepared by a qualified heritage consultant, is consistent with the conservation strategy set out in the Heritage Impact Assessment for the properties located at 592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street, dated June 13, 2012, revised March 21, 2014 and finally revised December 19, 2014, is provided all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, it being acknowledged that the requirement to provide an acceptable Conservation Plan has been satisfied with the submission of the Conservation Plan prepared by ERA Architects Inc., dated August 6, 2014 and revised August 18, 2014), which may be subject to such minor amendments as are satisfactory to the Manager of Heritage Preservation Services;

 

iii.        entered into a Heritage Easement Agreement with the City for the property at 15 Selby Street to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and the City Solicitor; and

 

iv.         entered into a Section 37 Agreement (pursuant to the Planning Act) to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and  the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with  the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

c.         prior to Final Site Plan approval for the Alterations for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street:

 

i.          the owner shall provide Final Site Plan drawings including drawings related to the approved Conservation Plan, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

ii.         the related site specific Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment giving rise to the proposed Alterations shall be in full force and effect in a form and with content acceptable to the City Council, as determined by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

d.         prior to the issuance of any permit for all or any part of the property at 592 Sherbourne Street, including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance and usual and minor works  for the existing heritage building as are acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services:

 

i.          the related Zoning By-law and Official Plan amendments giving rise to the proposed alterations (the Alterations) to the property at 592 Sherbourne Street shall be in full force and effect in a form and with content acceptable to City Council, as determined by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services);

 

ii.          the owners shall register the agreements required in b.i., iii., and iv. above being the Amending Heritage Easement Agreement on the Sherbourne Lands, the Heritage Easement agreement on the Selby Lands and the Section 37 Agreement on both the Sherbourne Lands and the Selby Lands, all to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor;

 

iii.        the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall obtain Final Site Plan Approval for the Alterations permitted by the City Council for such property, issued by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, and with content acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

iv.        the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide full building permit drawings, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the approved Conservation Plan, including a description of materials and finishes, to be prepared by the project architect and a qualified heritage consultant, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

v.         the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide a Lighting Plan that describes how the C. H. Gooderham House will be sensitively illuminated to enhance its heritage character, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, and thereafter shall implement such Plan to the satisfaction of such Manager;

 

vi.        the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide an Interpretation Plan for 592 Sherbourne Street, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and thereafter shall implement such Plan to the satisfaction of such Manager; and

 

vii.       the owner of the Sherbourne Lands shall provide a Letter of Credit, including provision for upwards indexing, in a form and amount and from a bank satisfactory to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services to secure all work included in the approved Conservation Plan, the approved Lighting Plan and the approved Interpretation Plan;

 

e.         notwithstanding the requirements of Part d.iii. and iv. above and in addition to the requirements of Part d.i., ii., and v. to vii. above, prior to the issuance of any permit for:

 

i.          the removal of the 3 and a half storey 1912 hotel addition and the alteration of the 3-storey rear wing, both identified in the HIA and not identified as heritage attributes, including a heritage permit or a building permit:

 

A.        a Notice of Approval Conditions for site plan approval for the Alterations shall have been issued by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

B.        the owner shall have provided an acknowledgement in writing satisfactory to the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, acknowledging the owner's acceptance and agreement with the terms of such Notice of Approval Conditions, subject to such amendments as are satisfactory to the Chief Planner and Executive Director; and

 

C.        the owner shall have provided full building permit drawings for such 3 and a half storey removal and 3-storey rear wing alteration, including notes and specifications for the protective measures keyed to the approved conservation plan, satisfactory to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

ii.         shoring, excavation and/or foundation work for the property at 592 Sherbourne Street, (together the “Foundation Works”), including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance of the existing heritage building at 592 Sherbourne Street and other usual and minor works acceptable to the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, the owner shall:

 

A.        have entered into and registered the related site plan agreement for the Alterations  to allow for the construction of a maximum 50-storey, and up to the specified heights in metres shown on Map 2 to the draft Zoning By-law Amendment, attached as Attachment 5 to the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District, residential development with retail at grade, to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, in consultation with the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

B.        have provided full building permit drawings for the Foundation Works, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the approved Conservation Plan to be prepared by the project architect and a qualified heritage consultant, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services.

 

f.          prior to the release of the Letter of Credit required in Part d.vii. above, the owner shall:

 

i.          provide a letter of substantial completion prepared and signed by a qualified heritage consultant confirming that the conservation work and the interpretive work have been completed in accordance with the approved Conservation Plan and the approved Interpretation Plan, and that an appropriate standard of conservation has been maintained, all to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

ii.         provide replacement Heritage Easement Agreement photographs to the satisfaction of the Manager, Heritage Preservation Services.

Background Information (Community Council)

(January 5, 2015) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - 592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street - Official Plan Amendment and Zoning Amendment Applications - Supplementary Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74614.pdf
Attachment 4 - Draft Official Plan Amendment - Supplementary Report - 592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street - Official Plan Amendment and Zoning Amendment Applications
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74654.pdf
Attachment 5 - Draft Zoning By-law Amendment - Supplementary Report - 592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street - Official Plan Amendment and Zoning Amendment Applications
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74655.pdf
(December 8, 2014) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - 592 Sherbourne Street and 15 Selby Street - Official Plan Amendment and Zoning Amendment Applications - Status Report - Notice of Pending Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74096.pdf

2a - Request for Report on Realignment of Permit Parking Area 6P and Exclusion of the Property at 592 Sherbourne Street

Background Information (Community Council)
(January 7, 2015) Letter from Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam - Request for Report on Realignment of Permit Parking Area 6P and Exclusion of the Property at 592 Sherbourne Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74681.pdf

TE3.3 - 777 Dundas Street East - Site Plan Application - Information Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
30 - Toronto-Danforth

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council receive for information the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District regarding the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing and permit requirements regarding the Site Plan Application for the proposed car dealership at 777 Dundas Street East.

 

2.         City Council direct the City Clerk to advise the Ontario Municipal Board and the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing of City Council's displeasure and concern with respect to:

 

a.         the perceived procedural unfairness of the Board's early scheduling of the Board's Hearing in the Site Plan Appeal on 777 Dundas Street East and the failure of the Board to grant an adjournment of the hearing to afford City Council an opportunity to instruct the City Solicitor on the City's position on the Site Plan Approval;

 

b.         an opportunity for the Ward Councillor to consult with her residents, particularly since the appeal was filed and the hearing held during the 2014 Municipal Election period; and

 

c.         the time period between the receipt of the Notice of Site Plan Appeal by the City Clerk and the holding of the Ontario Municipal Board Hearing being only approximately three (3) weeks.

 

3.         City Council direct the City Clerk to advise the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change of City Council's February 22 and 23, 2010 decision to support, in principle, the addition of public lands in the Don River Valley and Humber River Valley to Ontario's Greenbelt (Item PE28.1).

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council receive for information the report (January 5, 2015) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District regarding the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing and permit requirements regarding the Site Plan Application for the proposed car dealership at 777 Dundas Street East.

 

2.         City Council direct the City Clerk to advise the Ontario Municipal Board and the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing of City Council's displeasure and concern with respect to:

 

-           the perceived procedural unfairness of the Board's early scheduling of the Board's Hearing in the Site Plan Appeal on 777 Dundas Street East and the failure of the Board to grant an adjournment of the hearing to afford City Council an opportunity to instruct the City Solicitor on the City's position on the Site Plan Approval;

 

-           an opportunity for the Ward Councillor to consult with her residents, particularly since the appeal was filed and the hearing held during the 2014 Municipal Election period; and

 

-           the time period between the receipt of the Notice of Site Plan Appeal by the City Clerk and the holding of the Ontario Municipal Board Hearing being only approximately three (3) weeks.

 

3.         City Council direct the City Clerk to advise the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change of City Council's February 22 and 23, 2010 decision to support, in principle, the addition of public lands in the Don River Valley and Humber River Valley to Ontario's Greenbelt (PE28.1).

Background Information (Community Council)

(January 5, 2015) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - 777 Dundas Street East - Site Plan Application - Information Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74613.pdf
(December 15, 2014) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - 777 Dundas Street East - Site Plan Application - Information Report - Notice of Pending Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74339.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(December 11, 2014) Letter from Adam J. Brown, Sherman Brown Dryer Gold (TE.Main.TE3.3.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-50522.pdf

TE3.4 - Final Report - 2819 St. Clair Avenue East - Part Lot Control Exemption Application

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
31 - Beaches-East York

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council enact a Part Lot Control Exemption By-law with respect to the subject lands at 2819 St. Clair Avenue East as generally illustrated on Attachment 1 to the report (December 12, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District, to be prepared to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and to expire two years following enactment by City Council.

 

2.         City Council require the owner to provide proof of payment of all current property taxes for the subject lands to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, prior to the enactment of the Part Lot Control Exemption By-law.

 

3.         City Council authorize and direct the City Solicitor to register the Part Lot Control Exemption By-law on title.

 

4.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Part Lot Control Exemption By-law as may be required.

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council enact a Part Lot Control Exemption By-law with respect to the subject lands at 2819 St. Clair Avenue East as generally illustrated on Attachment 1 to the report (December 12, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District, to be prepared to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor and to expire two years following enactment by City Council.

 

2.         City Council require the owner to provide proof of payment of all current property taxes for the subject lands to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, prior to the enactment of the Part Lot Control Exemption By-law.

 

3.         City Council authorize and direct the City Solicitor to register the Part Lot Control Exemption By-law on title.

 

4.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Part Lot Control Exemption By-law as may be required.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 12, 2014) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - 2819 St. Clair Avenue East - Part Lot Control Exemption Application - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74220.pdf

TE3.5 - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act and Authority to Enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement - 89-109 Niagara Street

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
19 - Trinity-Spadina

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council state its intention to designate the property at 89-109 Niagara Street (the National Casket Company Factories) under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act in accordance with the Statement of Significance: 89-109 Niagara Street, (Reasons for Designation) attached as Attachment 3 to the report (December 31, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division.

 

2.         If there are no objections to the designation in accordance with Section 29(6) of the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the bill in Council designating the properties under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act.

 

3.         If there are objections in accordance with Section 29(7) of the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council direct the City Clerk to refer the designation to the Conservation Review Board.

 

4.         If the designation is referred to the Conservation Review Board, City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to attend any hearing held by the Conservation Review Board in support of Council's decision on the designation of the properties.

 

5.         City Council authorize the execution of a Heritage Easement Agreement under Section 37 of the Ontario Heritage Act with the owner of the properties at 89-109 Niagara Street.

 

6.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the necessary bills in Council authorizing the entering into of the Heritage Easement Agreement.

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council state its intention to designate the property at 89-109 Niagara Street (the National Casket Company Factories) under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act in accordance with the Statement of Significance: 89-109 Niagara Street, (Reasons for Designation) attached as Attachment No. 3 to the report (December 31, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division.

 

2.         If there are no objections to the designation in accordance with Section 29(6) of the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the bill in Council designating the properties under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act.

 

3.         If there are objections in accordance with Section 29(7) of the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council direct the City Clerk to refer the designation to the Conservation Review Board.

 

4.         If the designation is referred to the Conservation Review Board, City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to attend any hearing held by the Conservation Review Board in support of Council's decision on the designation of the properties.

 

5.         City Council grant authority for the execution of a Heritage Easement Agreement under Section 37 of the Ontario Heritage Act with the owner of the properties at 89-109 Niagara Street.

 

6.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the necessary bills in Council authorizing the entering into of the Heritage Easement Agreement.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 31, 2014) Report from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act and Authority to Enter in a Heritage Easement Agreement - 89-109 Niagara Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74558.pdf
Attachment 1 - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act and Authority to Enter in a Heritage Easement Agreement - 89-109 Niagara Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74559.pdf
Attachment 2 - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act and Authority to Enter in a Heritage Easement Agreement - 89-109 Niagara Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74580.pdf
Attachment 3 - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act and Authority to Enter in a Heritage Easement Agreement - 89-109 Niagara Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74581.pdf
Attachment 4 - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act and Authority to Enter in a Heritage Easement Agreement - 89-109 Niagara Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74582.pdf
(December 9, 2014) Report from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act and Authority to Enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement - 89-109 Niagara Street - Notice of Pending Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74257.pdf

5a - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act and Authority to Enter Into a Heritage Easement Agreement - 89-109 Niagara Street

Background Information (Community Council)
(January 9, 2015) Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act and Authority to Enter Into a Heritage Easement Agreement - 89-109 Niagara Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74673.pdf

TE3.6 - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - 14 Dewhurst Boulevard

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
29 - Toronto-Danforth

City Council Decision

City Council on February 10 and 11, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council include the property at 14 Dewhurst Boulevard on the City of Toronto Inventory of Heritage Properties.

 

2.         City Council state its intention to designate the property at 14 Dewhurst Boulevard, (Temple Baptist Church) under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act in accordance with the Statement of Significance: 14 Dewhurst Boulevard (Reasons for Designation) attached as Attachment 3 to the report (December 31, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division.

 

3.         If there are no objections to the designation in accordance with Section 29(6) of the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the bill in Council designating the property under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act.

 

4.         If there are objections in accordance with Section 29(7) of the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council direct the City Clerk to refer the designation to the Conservation Review Board.

 

5.         If the designation is referred to the Conservation Review Board, City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to attend any hearing held by the Conservation Review Board in support of Council's decision on the designation of the property.

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council include the property at 14 Dewhurst Boulevard on the City of Toronto Inventory of Heritage Properties.

 

2.         City Council state its intention to designate the property at 14 Dewhurst Boulevard, (Temple Baptist Church) under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act in accordance with the Statement of Significance: 14 Dewhurst Boulevard (Reasons for Designation) attached as Attachment No. 3 to the report (December 31, 2014) from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division.

 

3.         If there are no objections to the designation in accordance with Section 29(6) of the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the bill in Council designating the property under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act.

 

4.         If there are objections in accordance with Section 29(7) of the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council direct the City Clerk to refer the designation to the Conservation Review Board.

 

5.         If the designation is referred to the Conservation Review Board, City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to attend any hearing held by the Conservation Review Board in support of Council's decision on the designation of the property.

Background Information (Community Council)

Report from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - 14 Dewhurst Boulevard
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74583.pdf
Attachment 1 - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - 14 Dewhurst Boulevard
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74584.pdf
Attachment 2 - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - 14 Dewhurst Boulevard
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74585.pdf
Attachment 3 - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - 14 Dewhurst Boulevard
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74586.pdf
Attachment 4 - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - 14 Dewhurst Boulevard
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74587.pdf
(December 9, 2014) Report from the Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - 14 Dewhurst Boulevard - Notice of Pending Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-74256.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(January 7, 2015) Letter from Kimberly L. Beckman, Davies Howe Partners LLP, addressed to the Chair of the Toronto Preservation Board (TE.Supp.TE3.6.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-50601.pdf
(January 12, 2015) Letter from Kimberly L. Beckman, Davies Howe Partners LLP, counsel to 14 Dewhurst Inc., owner of the property at 14 Dewhurst Boulevard (TE.Supp.TE3.6.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-50634.pdf

6a - Intention to Designate Under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - 14 Dewhurst Boulevard

Background Information (Community Council)